Jury Rules in Favor of Stamford in Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit, Protecting Municipalities

STAMFORD, Connecticut — A Stamford jury has reached a verdict in a slip-and-fall case, favoring the defendant, the city of Stamford, under a law that protects municipalities. The plaintiff, Daniel Young, suffered injuries after slipping and falling on ice outside an elementary school. His injuries were severe enough to require a back-fusion surgery, and his medical expenses exceeded $500,000, as documented in court records. Following the incident, Young filed a lawsuit against the city of Stamford. However, the jury’s decision ultimately favored the defendant, ruling in favor of the city under the municipal protection law. … Read more