Fall in Dark Parking Lot Results in Ankle Fusion

$210,000

Litigation Type - Slip, Trip and Fall

Client Injury - Ankle Fusion

Our client went to a Twin Cities mall with her husband to see a movie. Upon returning to their vehicle, at night and in the dark, our client stepped in a water valve shut off that was missing its cap in the parking lot. This resulted in a severely fractured ankle, necessitating multiple surgeries and ultimately an ankle fusion.

Jeff Montpetit filed suit against the property owner. Intense litigation followed and it was learned in discovery that the property owner knew of this exact problem with the water valve caps but failed to do anything about it. The artificial lights in the area were also not working at the time of the fall.

The property owner, prior to trial or any settlement of the claim, filed bankruptcy. Jeff Montpetit fought the bankruptcy and the claim was not discharged. The case was settled just prior to trial for $210,000.


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Jeffrey M. Montpetit

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Kenny Marks

The professionalism of the attorney was outstanding.  They treated my mom w respect and dignity.  And in the end it turned out better than we anticipated.  Thanks again for all your help and advice.

Annette Roland

I contacted Jeffrey Montpetit he responded right away. All my questions were answered thoroughly, never had to wonder what the next move was. He made sure all my hospital bills were taken care. He's a great attorney and the case has been settled.

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We were VERY pleased with Jeff's attention to us and our case.  Jeff, and all of the team there, did an outstanding job of making that process as stress-free as possible for us.  The communications were never delayed; response time (no matter how often we had questions) was beyond expectations. We truly liked Jeff's up-front and true-life demeanor, nothing was sugar-coated nor was anything spoken or written in terms we didn't understand which meant we were all talking on the same levels and never felt uneducated in the attorney world we were dealing with. I would certainly refer anyone I know to you all!

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Sojourner Killingsworth

I recommend this firm all of the time! Jeff Montpetit and his staff were caring, helpful, and went above and beyond to try to ensure that I was treated fairly. I like that Jeff tells it like it is and was able to break things down so that I could understand better what was happening. Hopefully I will never need a personal injury lawyer again, however if I do, I will call him FIRST!!

Patty Hendrickson

Yes I was very happy with how hard they all worked together to get me compensation for my injuries. They were very caring and very good at keeping me informed of the progress throughout. They definitely had my best interest in mind.

Vince Jablonski

Jeff did a great job over the four years he worked on the case. He's a professional and I'll be referring to him for any future matters. Thanks!

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