Kathleen Johnson and Brooks Fortune win defense verdict for retailer.

TAM attorneys Kathleen Johnson and Brooks Fortune won a defense verdict in a jury trial held in El Paso County District Court.

The case involved claimed physical injuries as the result of a fall on a retailer’s premises.  The jury deliberated less than two hours to reach a unanimous verdict that the plaintiff had no injuries related to her fall, which was captured on video.  The jury also found that the retailer was not negligent in maintaining it premises for the shopping public.

The case, 2017CV030571, was tried from April 9-11, 2019, before Judge Larry Schwartz.