Patrick Heffron Achieves Defense Verdict for Chartwell
One of the nation’s largest drugstore chains.
Plaintiff fell on a patch of ice on a sidewalk outside of a drugstore in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Plaintiff commenced a negligence action against the drugstore and the property’s landlord who was obligated under a lease agreement to remove snow and ice and to maintain the exterior portions of the building. A snow removal contractor hired by the landlord was also brought into the case as an additional defendant.
Plaintiff alleged significant bodily impairment as well as aggravation of pre-existing neck and back injuries. Plaintiff claimed damages in excess of $300,000 during trial.
The Chartwell Solution:
Through skillful examination of ten fact witnesses and five expert witnesses, Attorney Heffron convinced the jury that the drugstore was not negligent and the jury rendered a verdict in favor of the drugstore