Results: Premises Liability
Darla L. v. Southland LLC
In April 2000, Klein & Wilson won a verdict of $2.25 million in a premises liability action stemming from a sexual assault of a tenant of a residential apartment complex. This was one of the largest verdicts of its kind in California.
Doe v. Roe Mall
In 2000, Klein & Wilson represented a 37-year-old man who slipped and fell in a shopping mall. The man suffered a severely broken leg, two surgeries, and a disputed loss of wages. The case was settled prior to trial for $290,000.
Turley v. Steaven Jones Development
Klein & Wilson's client broke her wrist after tripping over stairs which were not constructed pursuant to California Building Code requirements. Defendants vehemently denied liability and refused to pay anything. At arbitration, Klein & Wilson's client was awarded almost $200,000.
Wilson v. Jefferson Hotel
Mr. Wilson represented plaintiff in an action against the world famous Jefferson Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mr. Wilson's client had one of her fingers partially amputated when a defective window fell on it. The hotel denied liability. Mr. Wilson obtained a videotape reenacting the accident, proving the window malfunctioned. The hotel refused to pay anything. At arbitration, Mr. Wilson's client recovered $115,000.