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Another Slip And Fall Case Settled!
by Bret Schnitzer
Type of Action:Slip and fall in parking lot
Type of injuries: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, left ankle.
Name of Case: Geatana Young v. James Esshaki. D/B/A Essco Developement company.
Court/case No,: Wayne County Circuit Court.
Name of Judge: Hon, Paul Teranes.
Jury Demand?: Yes.
Damages Awarded/No Causes of Action: $670,000
Trial Verdict or Settlement: Jury verdict plus offer of judgement sanctions to be awarded.
Attorney for Plantiff: <a href=”http://www.schnitzerlaw.net”>Bret A. Schnitzer</a>.
Name/City of your Experts: Treating doctors.
Insurance Carrier: Meridian Insurance.
Highes offer: $45,000.
Other Useful Information: The jury found that Plaintiff failed to reasonably maintain its $10 million strip mall parking lot from an unnatrual accumilation of motor oil which caused plaintiff’s fall. Plaintiff first had a sprain but this developed into the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. The Plaintiff had to have Sympathetic Blocks and developed a serious and permanent problem. The case was tried to completing in front of a Wayne County Jury and resulted in a big Jury Verdict.