Wal-Mart stores lost an important case last year when Valerie Dantzler successfully sued the retail chain for $800,000. Dantzler was injured while shopping at a Wal-Mart branch in Florida in 2005. The incident occurred when...more
The National Floor Safety Institute reports that slip and falls account for over one million hospital emergency room visits each year. Just a quick review of a few slip and fall cases against Wal-Mart alone demonstrates how...more
New York City may be photogenic after a snowfall, but the charm soon fades for pedestrians trying to negotiate treacherous sidewalks. Often there is no way to avoid a stretch of unattended concrete. Slipping on an icy...more
Last month, a Florida woman faked a fall in a grocery store in Monticello. The surveillance video showed her getting up after her “fall”, looking around, and then sitting down again as soon as employees came back to attend to...more
Earlier this year, a woman won a $1 million judgment against Wal-Mart after slipping on a wet spot on the floor of the Northside Jacksonville Wal-Mart Supercenter. This is an unusually high recovery for a Florida slip and...more
Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, but winter is coming and New Yorkers need to be conscious of a new threat – snow and ice, and the multitude of slips and falls that come along with them. If you were in the City last winter,...more
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