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        Jury Verdict for Senior Citizen Because Sidewalk Ramp to Steep ($385,000)

        Recovered $385,000

        A senior citizen was awarded a $385,000.00 jury verdict after suffering a fractured hip resulting from a fall.

        • The Case

          The senior citizen was using a ramp provided by the City in order to go from the sidewalk to the street, when she fell and fractured her hip.

        • In Depth Look

          Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates attorneys investigated the claim, and discovered the ramp was too steep. However, the City refused to compensate the elderly woman, claiming they didnt’ design the ramp and the ramp was safe.

          Michael Wierzbicki, an attorney and Partner at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, tried the case before a jury and successfully argued that the ramp violated code and was too steep.

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        Jury Verdict for Senior Citizen Because Sidewalk Ramp to Steep

        • Personal Injury
        • Premise Liability
        • Verdict