Settlement for Slip and Fall at Local Store
Attorney Howard Kitay obtained a $246,000.00 settlement for a woman who slipped and fell on water in the produce department at a local store. Store employees failed to clean up water on the floor which was leaking from a defective sprinkler. When the woman walked through the produce department, she slipped and fell. She sustained a tear to the rotator cuff in her shoulder and underwent surgery.
Attorney Howard Kitay filed suit in San Diego Superior Court. The store maintained it was not responsible for the spilled water. Attorney Kitay deposed numerous store employees and proved the store knew the sprinklers were defective and failed to fix them, creating a dangerous condition for