Settlement for Slip and Fall on Spilled Ice at East County Grocery Store
Attorney Howard Kitay obtained a $250,000.00 settlement for an El Cajon woman who slipped and fell on spilled ice at a an El Cajon grocery store. The grocery store knew the ice machine was leaking water, and they placed a rubber mat to prevent falls. One day, before the store closed and while customers were still in the store, a grocery store employee removed the protective mat in front of the ice machine. When plaintiff attempted to get ice, she slipped and fell. Plaintiff sustained a fractured hip and underwent surgery.
Attorney Howard Kitay filed suit in San Diego Superior Court and deposed many of the store employees to find out what happened As a result, Attorney Kitay was able to prove the grocery store employee created a dangerous condition when he removed the rubber mat, and that Plaintiff was injured as a result. The grocery store settled the case for $250,000.00.