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New Jersey: Woman Fractures Skull at Restaurant Party

Counsel Financial

A 56-year-old female Plaintiff was injured when she fell at a party held on Defendant--restaurant's premises. Plaintiff claimed that she lost her balance, fell and struck her head after opening a door to a landing. Plaintiff suffered a fractured skull, brain contusion and intracranial bleeding. A portion of Plaintiff's skull had to be surgically removed to relieve pressure. The injuries left Plaintiff with limited ability to care for herself and requiring nursing assistance. Plaintiff sued for premises liability and claimed that the configuration of the door and landing constituted a dangerous condition.

Settlement: $1,675,000

Vena v. Koray LLC