Chicago, Client Results, Health Care, Johnson & Bell

Premises Liability Case

May 5, 2015

Represented the defendant dialysis center in this premises liability action. The case alleged that the plaintiff patient suffered a broken ankle when a dialysis technician became tangled in a blanket while providing treatment and fell on her leg. The defense contended that the incident never occurred and that the plaintiff could not prove that her ankle fracture actually occurred on the date in question. The defense also challenged the requested damages as there was evidence of non-compliance with follow up care, resulting in prolonged pain, etc. The jury found for the defense with a not guilty verdict.

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