On September 10, Daily Business Review and VerdictSearch held the inaugural Verdicts Hall of Fame reception and dinner at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne. The event was a celebration of the law firms selected for induction into the Verdicts Hall of Fame, which was created this year.
One of the firms being celebrated during the event was Colson Hicks Eidson. Stephen Wolkoff and Julie Wolkoff v. Sunshine Storage, Inc., a lawsuit handled by Colson Hicks Eidson’s Deborah J. Gander, was enshrined in the Hall of Fame, because the verdict handed down in the case was one of the top five premises liability verdicts in Florida from 2011-13.
What Is Premises Liability?
Premises liability cases are typically personal injury lawsuits in which the victim has been injured due to the negligence of the owner or operator of a piece of property, such as a grocery store, hotel, amusement park or private home.
A wide assortment of injuries can be the subject of a premises liability suit:
- Swimming pool injuries
- Dog bites
- Slip and fall injuries
- Injuries from being exposed to hazardous materials
- Fire-related injuries
- Injuries caused by defective equipment or subpar maintenance
Who Can I Call If I Am a Victim of a Premises Liability Injury?
Did You Know: Deborah Gander has secured over 10 verdicts topping $1 million, including the biggest Federal Tort Claims Act Case verdict: $61 million.
Colson Hicks Eidson – Injury Attorneys