Slip on ice lands man $2M award
A Cook County jury has awarded $2 million to a man who required ankle reconstruction surgery after slipping and falling on black ice.Plaintiff Michael Berk sued Pepper Construction Co. in 2013, alleging the company failed to properly shovel snow from a parking lot behind its River North building at 643 N. Orleans St., causing the ice to form on a city sidewalk in January 2012.Berk, 30 at the time, was walking eastbound on …
Already a subscriber? Please sign in to read this article.
Become a subscriber to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin today to receive your daily paper PLUS exclusive benefits such as:
Breaking news alerts, 24/7 access to our e-edition, Court Calls, Appellate Summaries & Court Opinions, event happenings and much, much more!
Call (312) 644-2394 OR AGawlinski@LBPC.com