Practice Area: Brain injury
Outcome: Settlement ($1,020,000)
Description: Personal injury matter resulting in settlement of $1,020,000 on the first day of trial. The plaintiff was injured in the collapse of a plastic chair in the premises of an uninsured restaurant of defendant shopping center. Despite the fact that the accident occurred in the tenant's dining area, the focus of the case was to expose the control of the premises exerted by the shopping center, as well as the lack of sufficient standards for subject restaurant operations. The plaintiff suffered a serious spinal cord injury, with partial quadraplegia.