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COMPANY PICNIC SLIP AND FALL

Costa v. Amusement Park (8/92)

Defense Lawyer: Boyd F. Jensen II

Facts: On September 15, 1990 at 3:15 p.m., 61 -year-old Plaintiff, Costa, and her family were attending a company picnic. Plaintiff slipped and fell on an unknown substance while exiting the Gold Rush Picnic Center. Plaintiff alleged negligent maintenance of the walkway.

Damages: Broken left leg, soft-tissue injury to shoulder and back. Medical: $5,000 Earnings Loss: $12,213 General Damages: $10,000

Jurisdiction: Orange County Superior
Judge: Francisco F. Firmat

Plaintiff's Demand: $30,000
Defendant's Offer: $0

Verdict: Defense