SETTLEMENT FOR WOMAN WHO TRIPPED OVER SPEEDBUMP
Attorney Howard Kitay obtained a $125,000.00 settlement for a 75 year-old woman who tripped and fell over an unmarked speedbump while visiting her grandson.
Plaintiff was taken by ambulance to Grossmont Hospital complaining of severe left wrist pain, and was diagnosed with a left wrist fracture. Plaintiff underwent surgery to repair her left wrist and later received physical therapy. Plaintiff incurred medical bills of approximately $30,000.00.
The insurance company for the apartment management company denied the claim, saying the accident was plaintiff’s fault. Attorney Kitay filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court, East County Division and shortly before trial, the insurance company for the apartment management company agreed to settle plaintiff’s claim for $125,000.00.