Recent Supermarket Slip and Fall Cases
New York Personal Injury Lawyer Announces a $165,000 Settlement for a Trip and Fall at a Brooklyn Drug Store
An artist and his wife entered a Greenpoint drug store to do some shopping when he tripped over an abandoned blue storage bin and injured his quadriceps tendon, an injury that required surgery at a Manhattan hospital. Upset by the injury and the negligence of the drug store management, the man asked us to represent him in an effort to collect compensation for his injury. We conducted a mediation with the drug store risk management department and reached a settlement for $165,000.
$60,000 Settlement for a Slip and Fall Inside a Bronx Convenience Store
A retired postal worker entered a convenience store to buy some apple juice. While walking towards the refrigerator, he slipped and fell due to a puddle that developed from snow tracked into the store by other customers. An ambulance took him to the hospital where he remained for six days due to a fractured pubis. The defense argued that the puddle never existed, but Ms. Schlitt amassed evidence to prove that the staff knew about the puddle and took no action. The case settled before trial for $60,000.
A Settlement of $25,000 for a Suffolk County Woman for a Slip and Fall in a Supermarket
A Suffolk County woman slipped and fell on some spilled liquid in the self-checkout aisle of her local supermarket and injured her knee. After she retained me as her attorney, I completed an investigation and built a case to prove that the supermarket had been negligent in not cleaning up the spilled liquid or closing the checkout aisle. We built a case to prove that the supermarket’s negligence caused the woman to slip and fall and therefore, the supermarket was responsible for her injuries.
Slip and Fall Settlement for Woman Who Fractured Her Ankle
A woman slipped in the produce section of her local supermarket and fractured her ankle. The defendant initially denied liability, so we filed a lawsuit to increase pressure on the insurance company to settle. Before going to trial, we agreed to mediation – a non-binding agreement between attorneys for both sides to meet with a mediator – and came to a settlement that both sides could agree on.
Settlement for Trip and Fall in Aisle of Queens Supermarket
An elderly Queens woman tripped over stray milk crates that an employee of a supermarket had left in an aisle. The trip and fall caused a nasty cut to her leg that required stitches. After extensive negotiations with the insurance company for the grocery store, we reached a settlement that exceeded our client’s expectations.
Settlement for Brooklyn Woman Injured in Trip and Fall at Supermarket
A Brooklyn woman tripped on her way out of a store and fell off a ramp, injuring her ankle. The ramp outside the store was out of code and poorly kept. We were able to show that the defendant property owner was liable and the insurance company for the supermarket offered a good settlement.
Slip and Fall Settlement for Queens Woman
A Queens woman slipped and fell on leaking water in a supermarket, causing her to injure her back and coccyx (tailbone). A little over six months after the woman contacted us, we were able to come through with a good settlement for our client.
Slip and Fall Settlement for Nassau County Woman
A woman slipped and fell on spilled olive oil near the deli counter at her local supermarket. We investigated her case, collected an analyzed her medical records and sent the insurance company for the supermarket a settlement proposal that spurred them to offer a settlement that made for a happy client.
Slip and Fall Settlement for Woman in Brooklyn
A woman entered her local Pathmark supermarket in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn. As she walked towards the front of the store, she slipped on a small puddle of water and fell. The slip and fall left her with injuries to her back and leg. She asked me to represent her in an effort to collect compensation for her injuries. After conducting an investigation of her case and negotiating with the claims manager for the supermarket, we reached a settlement. Less than 20 days later, her settlement check arrived, making her a very happy client.
Slip and Fall Settlement for Huntington Woman in a Long Island Supermarket
A Huntington, Long Island woman went to her local Pathmark supermarket with her eight year old son to buy some groceries. As she rounded an aisle between the ice cream and the vegetables, she slipped on a large puddle and injured her leg. She asked me to represent her in an effort to collect compensation for her injuries. After conducting an investigation of her case and negotiating with the claims manager for the supermarket, we reached a settlement. The settlement clearly pleased my client, who sent me a note reading, “Thanks to you we got more!! I will recommend you to everyone I know you are such a dream and so efficient, thank you again.”
A Slip and Fall Incident at a New York Wal-Mart Leads to Settlement Payment
A woman and her husband entered their local Wal-Mart to do some grocery shopping. While walking in the produce section, she slipped and fell on a spilled liquid, injuring her ankle, knee and shoulder. The store offered a payment to settle the case and the woman rejected the offer. She retained our firm to help her. After conducting an investigation into the matter and building the case, we negotiated a settlement five times the previous offer, making the woman very happy.
Settlement for a Trip and Fall at a CVS Drug Store in Nassau County
A Wantagh woman went to her local chain drug store to do some shopping. While walking past the refrigerators, she tripped over the shelf extending from the bottom of a display rack and injured her leg. After contemplating handling the matter by herself, the woman asked us to represent her. We agreed to a negotiated settlement that pays her good value for the case and more than she would have received on her own, making the woman very happy.
Woman Receives Settlement Payment for a Slip and Fall Case at a Stop & Shop in Nassau County
A Queens woman slipped and fell at a Stop & Shop in Nassau County and suffered a tear of the rotator cuff in her left shoulder and a soft tissue injury to her neck and low back. The woman asked us to help her get compensation from the store for her injuries. We conducted an investigation, collected and analyzed the woman’s medical records, produced a detailed Case Assessment and then presented a Settlement Proposal to the claims management firm for Stop & Shop. After negotiating with the claims manager, we reached a settlement that provided good value for our client in less than a month after she concluded treatment for her injuries. The best part of the case came from hearing my client scream with joy over the settlement.
New York Personal Injury Lawyer Announces Settlement for Injury Caused by Faulty Packaging at a Long Island Department Store
During the holiday season, a Huntington woman did some shopping at the Walt Whitman Mall. The woman purchased a large comforter and a store employee created a bag to carry the comforter. As the woman rode the escalator, the bag broke, knocking her down. She injured her head and back and required an ambulance to take her to the emergency room. The woman called and asked for a free consultation. After discussing the case with her, the woman asked us to represent her in an effort to collect compensation for her injuries. We reached a settlement with the department store.
Settlement for a Manhattan Woman Who Slipped and Fell in a Supermarket
A woman set off with a friend to do some shopping at her neighborhood grocery store in Harlem. As she passed the open refrigerated cases for cheese, she slipped on a puddle of water. Her feet went out from under her and she landed with her left leg extended in front and her right leg bent underneath her body. She landed on the ground and felt immediate pain in her lower back and right knee. Our investigation identified witnesses and amassed evidence about a leak and the store’s liability for the woman’s injury. We settled that case for an amount that compensated the woman for her pain and suffering and delivered the payment as soon as possible.
Slip and Fall Case at a Long Island Supermarket Settles
A school teacher from Long Island entered a Hempstead supermarket to pick up some dinner. While shopping, she slipped and fell on some spilled liquid, injuring her back and knee. Within six months, we completed an investigation into the incident, collected and analyzed her medical records and settled the case. The woman is grateful both for the amount of compensation she received and the speed with which she received it.
Settlement Reached for Slip and Fall Victim at a New York Supermarket
A woman entered a supermarket in Yonkers to do some shopping. While walking near the bakery department, she slipped and fell on some wax paper on the floor. The incident injured her ankle, knee and lower back. The woman asked our firm to represent her. After conducting an investigation into the matter and building the case, we negotiated an early settlement for the full value of the case.
Slip and Fall Cases on Ice in a Supermarket Parking Lot Settles in Client’s Favor
On a chilly February morning, a woman went shopping at her local New York supermarket. After loading her bags in her car, she turned to return the shopping cart and slipped and fell on some uncleared ice. The fall left her with an injured back and a slight fracture in her wrist – an avulsion fracture at the base of the fifth metacarpal. A slip and fall on ice can happen to anyone, but the case becomes negligence when a store owner fails to clear the ice and snow from a parking lot. In this case, the woman asked our firm for assistance. We investigated the case, analyzed her medical records and prepared an assessment of her case. We then engaged in settlement talks with the defendants and reached a settlement that left the woman very pleased.
Woman Slips and Falls at a Suffolk County Supermarket and Receives a Settlement
A Suffolk County woman went shopping at her local supermarket in West Babylon. She slipped on a large pool of water that led to back, neck and shoulder injuries. She asked me to represent her in an effort to collect compensation for her injuries. We conducted an investigation of the incident and prepared a Case Assessment for our client. We then made a Settlement Proposal to the defense. We negotiated a settlement that provides good value to our client and will put money in her hands as soon as possible. We also negotiated to reduce the liens attached to her settlement. The end result made for a very happy client.
Settlement for a Slip and Fall in a Nassau County Supermarket
A Nassau County woman was shopping at her local supermarket when she slipped and fell due to spilled water on the floor near the fresh flowers. She injured her right shoulder. She went to the Nassau County Medical Center Emergency Room and was discharged home. She received two months of treatment for soft tissue injuries in her shoulder. This client had some issues that would have made going to trial difficult. We investigated the case and negotiated an early settlement.
Settlement for a Slip and Fall in North Babylon Supermarket
An elderly Suffolk County woman slipped and fell due to spilled water while shopping at her local supermarket. She had pain and bruising of her chin, her left thigh and buttocks, left shoulder and hip. She sought immediate help from the Good Samaritan Emergency Room and followed up with her private orthopedist. She recovered fully with minimal physical therapy. We negotiated an early settlement for the woman.