Hotel Ceiling Panel Crashes in Shower

$133,000

Litigation Type - Slip, Trip and Fall

Client Injury - Nerve damage

Our client from California was in his Minneapolis hotel room after a long day attending a work conference. He was taking a shower when a large panel fell from the ceiling of the shower and hit our client in the face, very near his right eye.  The incident was reported to the front desk and a maintenance engineer came to his room but was unable to reinstall the panel. 

Our client went to HCMC for treatment of his facial wound that evening. Since the accident, our client had ongoing nerve problems and pain in the right side of his face and treated with neurologists and other specialists.

Three years after the accident and after three years of treatment that did not cure his injuries, Jeff Sieben arbitrated the case against the hotel’s insurance company and its lawyers. He obtained a recovery from the arbitrator for $133,000.


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Sheryl Nixon

Jeff Sieben was the first one I talked to about my injury. I was not sure if there was even a case. But as the months went by and my pain got worse, the seriousness of the injury became apparent. Jeff took on the case and put me at ease about the medical bills and calls. He was professional in his attitude while being compassionate to my situation. I have recommended him to others and will continue to do so. 

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