Premises Liability (Slip and Fall) Verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court


Kiesel Law LLP received a $2.856 million dollar verdict on behalf of a slip and fall plaintiff against Costco Wholesale Corporation and So. Cal. Sanitation. On June 8, 2011, the plaintiff slipped and fell at the entrance of the Costco store in Van Nuys, California. Costco had subcontracted a construction project on its premises to SO. Cal. Sanitation. So. Cal. Sprayed down the port-a-potty that was located right in front of the entrance of the store. The plaintiff was walking into the entrance when she slipped and fell. Plaintiff had a lumbar fusion and requires a future fusion surgery. The jury deliberated for 4 hours before rendering the $2.856 million verdict.