Premises Liability Case Results

Linda McCaleb and Dennis McCaleb v. Shiv Ram, Inc., d/b/a Ramada Inn of Anniston, Alabama (Circuit Court of Calhoun County, Alabama)

  • $600,000 Verdict

This action was essentially a premises liability lawsuit, as it related to Shiv-Ram, an innkeeper. The action arose out of alleged negligent conduct and/or wanton conduct relating to the maintenance, condition and safety of a hotel room located on the premises on the Ramada Inn of Anniston.  The jury returned a verdict for McCaleb, awarding $600,000 in damages.

Harold Burton v. Alabama Plate Cutting Co., Inc. (Circuit Court of Shelby, Alabama)

  • Confidential Settlement

Burton suffered a permanent injury when an electrical magnet failed and dropped a steel plate on his arm. The jury found that the defendant failed to properly maintain the magnet and its component parts. The jury returned a verdict for Burton, awarding money damages. During the post-trial motion the parties reached a confidential settlement.

Shelia Melvin v. Lowe’s (Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)

  • Confidential Settlement

It was alleged that, while shopping at Lowe’s Home Center, a piece of shelving fell, striking Melvin in the face. Melvin suffered permanent and disfiguring injuries to her face and neck.  The case was settled pursuant to a confidentiality agreement.

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