Rich Lenkov Secures Successful Verdict For Target

On 7/21/16, Rich Lenkov secured a successful verdict from a Lake County jury for long-time Bryce Downey and Lenkov client Target Corporation. Plaintiff, a 60 yr. old male, alleged that Target was negligent in failing to properly warn him of a slippery substance in the aisle of their Vernon Hills, Il store. He had knee and shoulder surgeries and presented $85,000 in damages to the jury.

Target denied liability, presenting 3 employees who testified about several warning devices.  Target also denied causation, in large part based on Plaintiff’s extensive prior medical history and relying on the opinions of Dr. Brian Cole.

It was a four day trial.  Plaintiff asked the jury for $225,000.  After a 90 minute deliberation, the jury found for Plaintiff on liability, but awarded him only $1,033.00 in damages.

If you have any questions about this excellent result, or you have any other questions about Illinois or Indiana general liability, please contact Rich at rlenkov@bdlfirm.com.

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Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Crown Point, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Crown Point, Indiana

219-488-2590