PREMISES LIABILITY SLIP ON FRIDGE LEAK + WORKERS' COMPENSATION - SETTLED $825,000.00
Plaintiff slipped on water on a break room floor after it had just been mopped by a maintenance person. The maintenance person failed to put up any warning of the wet floor and Plaintiff fractured her knee cap requiring 3 surgeries. Our office represented Plaintiff in both the personal injury matter and the workers' compensation matter. Workers' compensation paid for all related medical care and waived its right to reimbursement from the personal injury recovery in exchange for a $1.00 workers' compensation settlement. Personal injury settlement with janitorial company was $750,000, workers' compensation benefits totaled $75,000.00.