Premises Liability

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Experience in Premises Liability

Partial Foot Amputation From Escalator in Airport Terminal. Represented airport property manager in claim brought by child who suffered partial foot amputation on escalator in airport terminal.

Mass Toxic Tort Case Involving Municipal AirportRepresented defendant airport in a mass toxic tort case. Successfully defeated attempt to certify a proposed class of 189,000 plaintiffs for personal injury and medical monitoring.

Wrongful Death Claim Arising Out of Fall From Elevator Lift at Commercial Garage StructureSuccessfully resolved lawsuit on behalf of commercial garage owner involving customer who was killed while using elevator lift in a parking lot.

Worksite Injuries Resulting in Severe Brain Injury and Paralysis

Represented a party in connection with a claim for injuries to a worker resulting in severe brain injury and paralysis.

Wrongful Death Action of Minor Child

Ross v. United Techs. Corp., No. 96-16580, 1997 U.S. App. LEXIS 27964 (9th Cir. Oct. 9, 1997). 

Successfully obtained dismissal of wrongful death action of a minor based on application of choice of law principals to show that plaintiff did not have standing to bring the action. Prevailed on plaintiff's appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. 

Conveyor System Injury at O'Hare Airport Cargo FacilityObtained dismissal for owner of conveyor system arising from traumatic amputation injury to maintenance worker at O'Hare International Airport.

Broken Arm of a Minor Child While In Custody of Day Care CenterRepresented day care center in lawsuit arising out of alleged personal injuries sustained by minor child while in the custody of day care provider.

Design Defect Claim Against Architect of Panera Bread Restaurant for Alleged Traumatic Brain InjuryObtained dismissal with prejudice of personal injury claim involving traumatic brain injury related to architectural design of Panera Bread Restaurant located in Wilmette, Illinois.

Injury To Student On Chicago Public Schools PremisesSuccessfully litigated premises liability case on behalf of Chicago Public Schools charter school related to injuries sustained by special needs student on school premises.