On December 18, 2015 a Nassau County jury rendered a verdict in favor of Plaintiff for $170,652.85 but after finding him 50% responsible reducing the award to $85,326.42.

On August 24, 2013 Plaintiff, a 57 year old male, while visiting his son’s single family home in Long Island tripped and fell over a plastic doll which had been left of a step while descending the stairs to the basement through the unguarded open side of the staircase, landing on the basement’s tiled floor.

As a result of his fall, Plaintiff sustained a comminuted intrarticular fracture of the left distal radius, ulnar styloid fracture, and left wrist dorsal triquetral fracture necessitating open reduction internal fixation and rotator cuff tear of the left shoulder.