Lipe and Kelly Settle Premises Liability Claim For Half The SpecialsNovember 30, 2015
Circuit Court of Lake County, IL: Jeffrey H. Lipe and Ryan A. Kelly achieved a settlement on behalf of a property owner, property management company and janitorial services company for a large retail establishment in Lake County, Illinois. Plaintiff brought suit after she alleged she slipped and fell in water spilled onto the floor by an employee of the janitorial services company. Plaintiff suffered an injury to her knee, requiring surgery. Plaintiff also made a wage loss claim. The total amount of plaintiff’s medical bills and wage loss claim was $58,415. Plaintiff’s pre-suit demand was $325,000. The case settled for $30,000.