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Woman partially paralyzed after fall down shaftway – $6.5 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was partially paralyzed when she fell five stories down an open shaftway in a residential apartment building in which she was a guest of a resident. Plaintiff and a companion opened an unlocked closet door, stepped over a 36-inch metal railing and stood on a platform which, unbeknownst to them, had a 24x24-inch shaftway ...