Premise Liability Settlement
Results of Premise Liability Cases
Our client was an invitee to the property of the defendant. As he approached the door, he slipped and fell on ice that had not been properly removed following a snow storm several days prior. The slip and fall was unwitnessed by anyone other than our client. He suffered a torn ligament in the elbow of his dominant hand, and complications in his shoulders, back, and neck. Through a comprehensive investigation of the area, the weather, and the nature of our client’s injury, Mazow | McCullough, PC were able to prove the responsibility of the defendant and resolve the matter for $135,000.
Our client came to the office with less than one week before the statute of limitations expired on his claim. We were able to file a lawsuit to preserve his rights and immediately began an in-depth investigation into the liability of the defendant. Our client had been visiting with friends in a rural area, and walking back to the home on a trail, had fallen and suffered a traumatic broken leg. Despite the passage of several years, Mazow | McCullough, PC was able to show the liability of the defendant, and the effect of this injury to our client’s future earnings and anticipated retirement. The matter resolved for $185,000 at mediation.