Case Conclusion Date: 06.26.2008
Practice Area: Personal injury
Outcome: Confidential settlement in middle of re-trial
Description: A young college student suffered a broken back, among other injuries, after falling into an elevator shaft through a negligently maintained elevator system. Defendant denied liability throughout and only resolved case after a $288,000 verdict (30% comparative negligence on client), a remittitur of future medical damages, and after jury selection in the re-trial on future medical damages only. Case was litigated over 4 years.