July 27, 2020
Municipal Liability – $1,500,000
Plaintiff, a homemaker, was exiting her car when she was caused to fall into an unguarded access pit at a City-owned park. Plaintiff suffered a neck injury requiring surgery. The case was tried to verdict by HKD partner Jordan Hecht and the jury found the defendants 100% at fault and the case settled for $1,500,000.
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