Defense Verdict for National Auto Parts Store in Premises Liability Case
Gary Lovell and Doug MacKelcan obtained a defense verdict for a national auto parts store in a premises liability case after a two day trial in Charleston County, South Carolina. In this case, Plaintiff fell as she was exiting the store and broke her finger, requiring emergency surgery and months of physical therapy. Plaintiff claimed the store failed to remedy a dangerous condition that caused Plaintiff to fall; however, the jury determined that the store was not negligent in its maintenance and supervision of the premises and returned the defense verdict after approximately two hours of deliberation.
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