Jury Awards Woman After Fall Down Defective Stairs ($2.5 Million)

A woman who fell down a set of stairs resulting in a herniated disk in her back was awarded a $2.5 million jury verdict.

The Case

The woman fell down stairs when she tripped on tape that was left on the stairs.

In-Depth Look

The defendant blamed the woman for not looking where she was going. The lead trial team at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates tried in Will County. Ultimately, the jury agreed with the Horwitz trial team’s argument and awarded the woman a $2.5 million jury verdict.