Defense Verdict after Trip and Fall at Fueling Station; Plaintiff Rejects $750,000 pre-trial offer
Plaintiff, a 60 year old truck driver, sued after tripping over a broken section of a fuel pump island at a filling station. Plaintiff had approximately $75,000 in medical bills and significant lost wages. Plaintiff’s demand was $3 million and defendants collectively offered $750,000 to settle prior to trial, which was rejected. Plaintiff asked for $5 million from the jury. A verdict was entered in favor of all defendants and against the plaintiff. Verdict was upheld on appeal.