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Tag Archives: Premises Liability

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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Fall at apartment building leaves man a paraplegic – $4 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff suffered multiple level spinal cord fractures when he fell over a railing and landed on a parking area below the stairway. A spinal cord fusion was performed, but he never regained use of his lower extremities. [19-T-052] Type ...

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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 ...

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Elderly woman slipped on slick restaurant floor – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

On Dec. 11, 2016, the 83-year-old plaintiff went to lunch with her family at a Richmond area restaurant after church services. Shortly after checking in at the hostess stand, the hostess asked the plaintiff and her party to follow her ...

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Student hurt when column at state school fell on her – $1.6 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a student at a Virginia public university, tied her hammock to two concrete columns in an open, public area on campus. One of the 800 pound columns fell on her, crushing her abdomen and pelvis. Two people were injured ...

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