Un-maintained Deck Gives Way and Causes Lifelong Injury

Litigation Type - Slip, Trip and Fall

Client Injury - Spinal injuries; paraplegia

Our client, a 21 year old man was hanging out with friends on a deck. As he leaned back against the deck railing, the railing gave way and he fell off the deck, 20 feet to the ground. As a result of his fall, our client received serious spinal injuries and is a paraplegic.

Jim Carey and his team settled his claim at mediation for a substantial amount from the homeowners’ policy less than a year after his injury.

Our client, an inspirational young man, was featured in an Eyewitness News story about new technology that helped him to walk again after this life-changing injury. Technology that is so new that it’s not often paid by insurance companies, so the settlement obtained by Carey assisted our client in moving on with his life.
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