Monthly Archives: August 2012

In August 2012…

john-hicks On August 30, 2012, John Hicks obtained a defense verdict for a Kansas City restaurant in a premises liability case. The plaintiff was a 62 year-old female who alleged that she tripped on a step leading into defendant’s place of business.  Plaintiff suffered a fracture and dislocation of her left shoulder during the fall requiring surgery and five months of rehabilitation and follow up treatment. At trial plaintiff argued that the step was dangerous because it was located in the threshold of the doorway and was camouflaged by virtue of being painted the same color as the building.  Plaintiff further argued that the step was dangerous...
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