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Matthew C Simon
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Matthew Simon’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Bouncer injures bar patron

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Aug 16, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settled prior to Trial
    Description:
    After being escorted out of a bar, a bouncer refused to let a patron [our client] return into the pub to get her pocket book. As she was discussing the matter with one bouncer, another bouncer shoved her with 2 hands causing her to fly backwards and strike her head on a concrete parking stop. The patron/plaintiff was knocked unconscious, concussed, and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Luckily, she was young and made a very good recovery.
  • Trip and Fall inside Dunkin Donuts

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 17, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settled pre-litigation
    Description:
    An elderly woman [our client] entered a local Dunkin Donuts, tripped over a flimsy mat, which was folded/crinkled, causing her to fall and fracture her elbow, among other injuries. Surveillance video captured the fall and the condition of the mat being as such for an unreasonably long period of time.
  • Kozma v Starbucks, et als.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 04, 2010
    Outcome:
    No Cause Award on damages, upheld by the Appellate Division.
    Description:
    An alleged slip and fall accident in the parking lot after a patron/plaintiff exited a Starbucks Coffee shop [our client]. The plaintiff sued Starbucks, the landlord, and the snow and ice removal company. At Trial, a jury found 60% liability on the defendants, however; awarded no monetary damages ($0). Plaintiff appealed. The Appellate Division unanimously affirmed jury verdict in a reported decision.
  • Settlement Award for Auto Accident Victim

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 19, 2013
    Outcome:
    Settled prior to the end of discovery.
    Description:
    Plaintiff [our client] was sideswiped by the Defendant's commercial vehicle. Mid-way into discovery, the Defendants conceded liability. The plaintiff suffered physical shoulder, neck and back injuries as well as psychological injuries as a result of the accident.
  • Slip and Fall Settlement

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    Early settlement prior to depositions
    Description:
    A patron [our client] slipped and fell in the shower of an Atlantic City casino injuring his shoulder and face due to a defective bathtub.
  • Early Settlement in a Slip and fall accident due to untreated ice in an apartment building complex

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 13, 2013
    Outcome:
    Settled prior to initiating a lawsuit
    Description:
    A tenant [our client] slipped and fell due to untreated ice in the parking lot of her apartment building complex causing injury to her back. The management company took insufficient action.