CASE RESULTS ARE WITHIN THE LAST 5 YEARS
$1,000,000 44-year-old tenant slipped and fell on the stairs at her apartment complex due to the apartment owner’s failure to properly clean the snow off of the stairs. She sustained lower back injuries.
$625,000 23-year-old woman in a Shop Rite slipped on a wet floor in the frozen food section of the store, resulting in her needing shoulder surgery.
$426,000 30-year-old restaurant employee slipped on black ice outside the employee entrance at his place of job resulting in a fractured right leg.
$300,000 53-year-old day care worker slipped on ice in her company’s parking lot resulting in significant pain to her hand.
$250,000 29-year-old tenant slipped on black ice at her apartment complex while throwing garbage into a dumpster in the complex’s parking lot, resulting in a dislocated and fractured left ankle.
$220,000 23-year-old pedestrian was walking on a sidewalk when, due to black ice, she slipped and fell on a driveway resulting in left ankle damage.
$200,000 52-year-old woman in a Walmart slipped on wet paper in front of a freezer, causing her to fall on her knee and subsequently onto her shoulder.
$190,000 59-year-old tripped on a raised sidewalk slab in front of a commercial property and suffered an injury to his right shoulder that required surgery.
$175,000 30-year-old pedestrian was walking in front of his place of employment when an adjacent business was having vents cleaned and he fell through a hole in the ground resulting in injuries to his ankle and knees.
$167,000 55-year-old pedestrian walking on the sidewalk carrying two bags when he tripped and fell over raised pavement between a CVS and a laundromat.
$162,500 57-year-old delivery worker slipped on black ice in a Home Depot parking lot while making a delivery, resulting in a back injury and permanent disability.
$150,000 45-year-old slipped and fell while paying for groceries at a Pathmark supermarket, resulting in a knee injury that required surgery.
$140,000 38-year-old tenant walking up the flight of stairs to her apartment when she grabbed the railing and the railing collapsed, causing the tenant to fall abruptly to her knee.
$117,500 49-year-old woman stepped out of her car in a Blockbuster parking lot when she stepped into a hole in the ground causing her to twist her ankle and required surgery.
$115,000 55-year-old woman walking in a commercial business building when she slipped and fell on a wet floor that was not properly marked as such. The fall resulted in a fractured left knee that required surgery.
$110,000 34-year-old sales clerk was stacking merchandise on the shelf of the Target where she works when the janitorial crew failed to cone off the area that they were working on and the sales clerk slipped and fell which resulted in injuries to her leg and back.
$100,000 38-year-old pedestrian twisted her ankle on an improperly maintained sidewalk and injured her leg in three places.
$100,000 70-year-old tenant parked her car in a parking lot of her apartment complex and walked onto the sidewalk when she tripped in a hole on the improperly maintained sidewalk. The incident resulted in her fracturing her nose, left knee, and left femur.
$100,000 52-year-old woman was shopping at a local Target when she slipped and fell on blue detergent that had fallen off the shelf and spilled in the center of the isle. The woman sustained injuries to her back and left leg.
$100,000 15-year-old boy who lived with his father in an apartment complex was leaning on a railing when the railing gave way, resulting in two of his fingers having the tips severed.
$100,000 59-year-old store clerk at Macy’s was on her way to the food court in the mall before her shift started to get coffee. As she was walking up the ramp to the food court, she slipped on the recently mopped tile floor. The incident resulted in injuries that required surgery.
$100,000 38-year-old woman was leaving a Denny’s restaurant when she slipped and fell on black ice that the Denny’s staff failed to remove in front of the restaurant. She sustained injuries to her knee and back.
$96,000 31-year-old man sustained injuries when he was walking on a property owned by his father when he stepped in a hole causing him to lose his balance and fall to the ground.
$90,000 59-year-old woman was walking home from the post office when she tripped and fell on a raised sidewalk. The incident resulted in injuries to her head, arm, and right shoulder.
$87,500 50-year-old tenant suffered injuries to her head, neck, left arm, and right hand after slipping and falling on a poorly maintained bathroom floor and hitting her head on the tub.
$87,500 59-year-old woman suffered an injury to her left ankle after leaving the desk area of the bank that she was in and missed a step which caused her to fall to the ground.
$86,500 54-year-old sustained injuries to her legs, back, and hip, as well as suffering headaches, after slipping on a flight of stairs at a laundromat that accumulated a lot of water due to an air conditioner that leaks above the staircase.
$80,000 41-year-old resident of a first floor apartment was going down the stairs into the basement when the last step gave way, causing her to fall. The fall resulted in injuries to her head, neck, shoulder, back, and left leg.
$75,000 38-year-old tenant was in the lobby of the building of her residence when she slipped on a rolled up mat that was holding the door open.
$75,000 74-year-old woman visiting her daughter slipped and fell on mud that had accumulated on the stairs to her apartment resulting in injuries to her wrist and pelvis.
$75,000 44-year-old woman slipped and fell on black ice on a property owned by her employer as she was on her way into work. She sustained an injury to her lower back.
$75,000 63-year-old woman was walking home when she slipped on an uneven, improperly maintained sidewalk causing her to fall to the ground.
$75,000 40-year-old lunch aide working at a school when she walked near the elevator by the cafeteria while the janitor was mopping the area without any caution signs present. As a result, the lunch aide slipped and fell causing injuries to her neck.