Video surveillance is often available covering many public places, drastically changing the defense and evaluation of many previously difficult to defend slip and fall cases. In a recent case, Margolis Edelstein defended a shopping center tenant and snow removal company in an alleged slip and fall on snow and ice. Defendants recorded, preserved and utilized compelling video evidence of the plaintiff attempting to climb over a pile of snow in a parking corral rather than walk along a cleared, snow free driving lane. We presented a Motion for Summary Judgment relying upon the video evidence in the motion which was ultimately granted and sustained on appeal.
Philadelphia Partner John Livingood addressed the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, presenting to a statewide audience on the implementation and implications of the recent changes to Pennsylvania’s law on joint and several liability.
Philadelphia Partner John Livingood addressed the 16th annual Willis Construction Risk Management Conference in Phoenix, AZ. John spoke to construction safety professionals on the lessons learned from casualty litigation.