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Tag Archives: Premises Liability

Fall from second story leaves veteran paralyzed — $6M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Premises liability Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas S. Shadrick (Ret.) Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $6,000,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): John M. Cooper, Norfolk; Bailey L. Gifford, Virginia Beach; and Jan Hoen, Hampton Description ...

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Jury sides with condo association after resident assaulted in unit — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Premises liability Injuries alleged: Plaintiff sued for $22 million, alleging she suffered fractured bones and severe, chronic post traumatic stress disorder after being assaulted in her condominium unit, because the unit owners association failed to provide adequate ...

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Store sanctioned for not preserving footage of slip/fall (access required)

Where a Kroger’s security camera recorded portions of a customer’s slip and fall but failed to preserve the footage, multiple sanctions were imposed, including that the store’s summary judgment motion was denied, the jury would be instructed regarding the lost ...

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Retail store fall results in fractured ankle, bodily disfunction and pain — $700,000 settlement (access required)

The plaintiff suffered a fractured ankle, neck pain, back pain, shoulder injury, as well as severe bowel and bladder disfunction as the result of falling in a retail store. Type of action: Premises liability (fall in a retail store). Injuries ...

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Woman missed a year of work after blow to head at store – $1.3 million settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a customer in a retail store that was undergoing renovations. A contractor was performing work above a display case when he accidentally kicked a cardboard sign that was framed with steel while climbing down a step ladder. The ...

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