Category Archives: Slip and Falls

Slip and Fall – Larimer County

December 2009
Chronic low back painŸ
Final offer before trial:  $75,000
TOTAL JUDGMENT:  $114,440

LARIMER COUNTY DISTRICT COURT

Jon Coelho v. Washington Properties IV, LLC

Case No: 08-CV-297

Judge: Stephen J. Schapanski

Trial Dates: December 1 - 4, 2009

Plaintiffs' Attorney: David S. Hoover (Hoover Law Firm)

Defendant's Attorney: Steven J. Dawes (Light, Harrington & Dawes, PC)

Type of Claim: Premises liability - fall on exterior stairs. On July 17, 2006, the plaintiff, Jon Coelho, was visiting a friend at the defendant's apartment building located at 1414 East 7th Avenue in Loveland, Colorado. The plaintiff said that as he descended the outside wooden stairs, one of the stairs broke and the plaintiff fell and injured his back. The plaintiff claimed the defendant had failed to exercise reasonable care in the maintenance of its property as there had been notice­able prior repairs to the stairs. At the time, the plaintiff weighed approximately 440 pounds and...

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Slip and Fall at King Soopers – Larimer County

June 2004
ŸAge 71 - Left shoulder rotator cuff tear requiring surgery
Total medical expenses:  $10,000
Final offer before trial:  $35,000
TOTAL JUDGMENT:  $722,668

LARIMER COUNTY DISTRICT COURT

Patricia Keeton vs. Dillon Companies, Inc., a Kansas Corporation, doing business under the trade name of King Soopers, Inc.

Case No: 02-CV-635

Judge: Jolene Carmen Blair

Trial Dates: June 21, 2004 — June 24, 2004

Plaintiff's Attorney: David S. Hoover (Hoover Law Firm)

Defendant's Attorney: Steven R. Higgins (White & Steele)

Type of Claim: Personal Injury - Slip and Fall. Plaintiff Patricia Keeton alleged that while shopping at King Soopers, her grocery cart and the cart being pushed by a King Soopers employee collided, causing Ms. Keeton to fall and injure her left shoulder. Defendant denied liability and alleged that its employee acted reasonably and that his shopping cart was clearly visible to the Plaintiff.

Defendant claims Ms. Keeton was comparatively negligent in failing to avoid...

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