Slip and Fall in Department Store – Case Study

Town: Melville
Injury Type: Elbow Fracture
Accident Type: Trip and fall

Case Overview

Plaintiff was shopping at a department store, fell over the carpeting on the floor near a cometic counter display

One of our clients tripped and fell over a carpet placed at the entrance display of a department store in Melville, New York. Our client suffered a right elbow fracture from the fall, leading to medical expenses including pain and suffering.

The insurance company was heavily disputing the liability over the trip and fall accident. After receiving a low initial offer, TonaLaw then initiated litigation and ended up negotiating a settlement of over 4x the initial offer.

Case Details

  • Injury/accident suffered
    • Right elbow fracture
  • Location of injury/accident
    • Department store entrance
  • How did the injury/accident happen?
    • client tripped on the carpet placed near the entrance display

How did TonaLaw help them?

After receiving a low initial offer, TonaLaw then initiated litigation and ended up negotiating a settlement of over four times the initial offer.

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