$200,000 Recovery in NY Staircase Slip and Fall Accident

Apartment Building Failed to Clean Up Debris on the Floor

WRSH Associate, Michael J. Fitzpatrick recently obtained a $200,000.00 recovery for a man who fell in his apartment building. The plaintiff, a 60 year old man tripped and fell over the staircase bannister in his building. The fall was caused by the building's failure to clean up debris on the floor by the stairs and a defective, improperly secured bannister. The plaintiff sustained left wrist nerve damage resulting in reduced muscle strength in his non dominant hand and persistent numbness in both hands which were treated non-operatively. Michael Fitzpatrick successfully negotiated a settlement, while he case was on the trial calendar for $200,000.

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