On 6/19/08 $275,000 settlement of a 60 year old self-employed salesman who tripped over a raised metal sidewalk grating causing a fractured left humeral head necessitating surgery. Eyewitnesses identified the defect as existing for several years with prior falls having been witnessed. Defendant contended that Plaintiff slipped as he admittedly fell backwards and failed to look where he was going on this inclement weather day.