Summary Judgment in Slip and Fall Case

May 16, 2023

John Cunningham and Josh Hinkle obtained summary judgment in a slip and fall case in St. Clair County, Illinois, in which plaintiff had about $100,000 in medical. Plaintiff said there was a slippery substance on the nail salon floor that it caused her to fall and that an employee was slipping when he tried to help her up. Plaintiff never saw the alleged substance, had no evidence of how any substance got on the floor and no evidence that defendant knew or should have known the alleged substance was there. Judge Kevin Hoerner granted summary judgment in favor of the nail salon.