May
23
2014

$450,000 Demand Reduced to $6000 Net Judgment

Plaintiff alleged to have fallen off of a defective chair while at McDonalds.  Following a two week trial, Dan Jahnsen fielded a verdict on behalf of McDonalds wherein the jury awarded the plaintiff a total of $8,000 finding her 25% comparatively fault.  Notably, the plaintiff boarded nearly $200,000 in medicals following a series of three surgeries to different areas of her body, despite the fact that the emergency room records immediately following the incident noted only minimal injury.  As for liability, the defense admitted that the chair that caused plaintiff to fall wobbled due to a missing bolt.  Defense also did not dispute the plaintiff’s claim that she fell due to the condition of the chair.  Notwithstanding, the jury found comparative negligence on the part of the plaintiff and the judge molded the $8,000 award accordingly.

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