$6,894,132 Ceiling Fall Down/Premise Liability Accident
Our client, a 19-year-old nursing student, sustained a back injury after being struck by a ceiling that fell on her while she was cleaning the bathtub. The ceiling had leaked many times before and the landlord failed to repair it properly. As a result, she injured her lower back. After multiple therapy visits that failed to help relieve the pain, she underwent lower back surgery. The jury in Brooklyn found that the landlord was responsible and awarded a total of $6,894,132 in compensation.
$2,250,000 For Ceiling Fall Down
Our client was struck by parts of the apartment ceiling while taking a shower. Because of the accident, our client required spinal surgery to the lower back. Our client was awarded $2,250,000 as compensation for the injuries.
$1,200,000 For Ceiling Fall Down
Our client was struck by collapsed ceiling in her apartment. She awarded summary judgment against the landlord. Our client re-injured her low back from a prior motor vehicle accident and this time required surgery. She was employed as a school teacher at the time. The court awarded her $1,200,000.