Slip and Fall

Plaintiff develops CRPS after slip and fall in theatre. $9M. San Diego County.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome diagnosed after plaintiff suffers a hard fall in theatre. Verdict exceeds AMC theater's insurance coverage.

  • Case Name: Regina Hampton v. American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Student slips on wet floor at middle school. $1M. Los Angeles County.

School district says plaintiff tripped during gym class.

  • Case Name: Minor student v. Burbank Unified School District
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Plaintiff suffers TBI after falling down stairs in office building. $12.2M. Los Angeles County.

Carpet still wet from cleaning is blamed in slip and fall; extent of head injury disputed.

  • Case Name: Jessica Vu v. 2447 Pacific Coast Highway LLC, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Wet floor at movie theater causes slip and fall. $1.8M. Los Angeles County.

Retiree slips on wet floor in movie theatre on rainy day in 2016. Plaintiff beats CCP 998.

  • Case Name: Robert Carmack v. American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Wet floor in restaurant doorway blamed for slip and fall. $1.46M. San Bernardino County.

Man breaks knee and wrist in fall as he comes in from the rain.

  • Case Name: Hernandez v. Jaden & Tiger, Inc., et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Plaintiff slips on spilled cat litter in grocery store and sustains lumbar spine injuries. $2.5M. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff says that the bag of cat litter had been slit open by stocking clerks and should have been removed. Ralph's Grocery says no negligence.

  • Case Name: Blasing v. Ralphs Grocery
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, February 03, 2020

Slip and fall near restroom results in a fractured knee in restaurant. $850K. Los Angeles County.

Patron slips on wet hallway floor as he leaves restroom.

  • Case Name: Jorge Perez v. Hibachi Buffet
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, October 07, 2019

Defense verdict in slip and fall at apartment complex. Los Angeles County.

Tenant falls on icy sidewalk in Palmdale apartment community.

  • Case Name: Norberto Guadalupe Uriarte Aviles v. Villa Sierra Apartments, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, March 15, 2019

Oily substance in trash room at mall causes store employee to slip and fall. $3M. Los Angeles County.

Store employee taking trash to the trash room slips on floor, falls backwards on her wrists.

  • Case Name: Ilona Mikaelian v. Glendale I Mall Associates, LLP, et. al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Esthetician slips on wet paint, causing long-term pain to her left hand. $7,885. San Diego County.

Defense says injuries are exaggerated and plaintiff over-treated.

  • Case Name: Grace Sousa v. Sal Concha Painting
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Soft tissue injuries in slip and fall. $215K. Sacramento County.

Customer slips and falls in Save Mart Supermarket. Water leaking from air conditioner is blamed.

  • Case Name: Susan Oby, Robert Oby v. Save Mart Supermarkets
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Plaintiff with multiple prior injuries slips/falls on wet floor at hotel. $208K. Placer County.

After watching a meteor shower over mountain skies, a guest slips and falls on hotel lobby floor that was just mopped. This was not his first slip and fall.

  • Case Name: Joe Borowski v. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, January 06, 2017

Slip and fall on wet grass of apartment complex. $2.7M gross; $695K net. Santa Cruz County.

Tenant at apartment complex walks across wet grass to get a doggy poop bag.

  • Case Name: Nancy Gambino v. Cypress Point RE Investors, LLC, Braddock & Logan Services, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Passenger at LAX slips and falls in bathroom. $2 million. Los Angeles County.

Airline passenger slips and falls on wet floor in busy LAX bathroom.  Defense argues "it didn't happen" and the tile floor was safe.

  • Case Name: Lori Triplett v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Plaintiff slips on water at an apartment building. $279K. Alameda County.

Plaintiff drank with cousin in cousin's apartment, then slipped and fell; cause disputed.

  • Case Name: Garcia v. Abeygoonesekera
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, July 22, 2016

Slip and fall in grocery store. $116K. San Diego County.

Woman falls in grocery store; store's security videos are alleged to be altered to hide the fall.

  • Case Name: Laura Rojas de Escobedo v. Food 4 Less of California, Inc., et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 03, 2016
  • Monday, 21 March 2016