$260,000 Settlement for Slip and Fall on IceOctober 1, 2011
Thomas F. Dorn, Jr., personal injury attorney with the law firm of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, Denville, NJ, announces a $260,000 settlement. Plaintiff slipped and fell on snowy/icy condition in a residential driveway while he was there to install a fireplace. Defendant was acting as his own contractor and had failed to ensure that his driveway was clear of snow and ice. Plaintiff underwent surgery for a fractured ankle and later developed deep vein thrombosis which required hospitalization. Mr. Dorn was also able to file a Workers’ Compensation Claim which was awarded to the plaintiff.