Wells Fargo Slip & Fall

Martinez v. Wells Fargo Bank, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV54281

Plaintiff Martinez was in the teller line at Defendant’s bank when he slipped on standing water and fell.  He alleged rib injuries.  He claimed that Wells Fargo was negligent for failing to remove the water or warn customers of the hazard.  He sought $8,000 for non-economic damages.

Wells Fargo denied liability and claimed that the fall was Martinez’s fault for failing to keep a proper lookout.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – Walter Ledesma

Defense Counsel – Stephen C. Voorhees

Verdict – $2,650.00.  The verdict was for $5,000.00 but reduced by 47% due to comparative negligence.

Date – December 4, 2018

December 13, 2018

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