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Woman who tripped on collapsed 'wet floor' sign
at Jack Casino awarded $3 million by jury

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Posted By: DaddyO, 6/30/2019 12:05:22 PM

A woman who fell by a collapsed "wet floor" sign at Jack Casino was awarded $3 million this past week by a Hamilton County jury. Lynda Sadowski walked toward the sign, which lay flat on the floor, in September 2016. Customers had knocked it over, and a Jack employee walked around it but failed to pick it up moments before Sadowski tripped over it, according to her attorney Matt Nakajima. Sadowski suffered a broken knee cap and metal hardware was placed in her knee. Her mobility has since worsened and she has arthritis at the fracture site, Nakajima said by email. A second surgery may be necessary.


Now she can say she walked into a casino and won 3 million.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou 6/30/2019 12:20:43 PM (No. 110462)
Lawsuits like this are why I will probably never be able to do my civic duty and serve on a jury. I would have hung the jury, there's no way this woman would have gotten a dime.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: red1066 6/30/2019 1:05:43 PM (No. 110499)
In the photo from a security camera, it clearly shows the sign lying on the floor with the woman walking toward it. Now any normal person with eye sight can read the sign warning of a wet floor. She chose to ignore it, and walk over it. If she was injured because she ignored the warning, then that's her fault.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: udanja99 6/30/2019 1:07:39 PM (No. 110500)
She was walking toward the sign and saw an employee not pick it up? She then tripped over it? I’m with #2 and I’ll bet that she “tripped” over it on purpose.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GO3 6/30/2019 1:16:07 PM (No. 110502)
From the photo it looks like she was laser focused on the $3.95 prime rib buffet.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: IowaMarinesDad 6/30/2019 1:18:12 PM (No. 110503)
Served on a jury this spring. I was picked after 13 people were dismissed by the judge. They only asked me three questions and I knew I was in trouble. I got picked to be on the jury. I wound up being the foreman.Woman suing the school district for a MVA which killed her husband (school bus vs motorcycle). Felt awful for everyone. No bad people here. Bus driver will live with it the rest of her life. Wife wanted 10 million dollars. We felt it was a money grab. No amount of money is going to bring him back. Didn't feel that she should get rich off of it. We ended up giving her $1.2 million. Sadly, she had turned down a $2 million offer from the school district and it went to trial. That was tough to find that out. Glad that I'm not eligible to be on jury duty for two years. I'm glad I did it but I don't want to ever do it again.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Strike3 6/30/2019 2:04:44 PM (No. 110524)
A decent judge would have said, "watch where the hell you are going next time" but decent judges are about as rare as albino bats.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: cor-vet 6/30/2019 3:51:54 PM (No. 110588)
The judge should have ordered an eye check, first!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 6/30/2019 4:06:21 PM (No. 110602)
Ridiculous. Should have gotten hospital bills paid and maybe $40K for her 'pain and suffering'. Totally, massively, stupidly out of proportion.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: cor-vet 6/30/2019 4:18:00 PM (No. 110611)
It looks like somebody beat the house at that casino! Let's wait for the appeal.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: PostAway 6/30/2019 5:46:23 PM (No. 110665)
This is one way to win the Jack pot.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: JHHolliday 6/30/2019 7:21:42 PM (No. 110719)
Our local news channel (WSB in Atlanta) runs back to back ambulance chasing lawyer ads. I think that's about all that finances their news program. I understand the economics....don't turn down good ad revenue but, geez, it's embarrassing. The ads are obviously aimed at low information people, especially blacks. They claim that they can get you a huge settlement that "you deserve" as they pitch it. Disgusting...really.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: anonymous 6/30/2019 7:54:43 PM (No. 110733)
As a part-time janitor, I've always been paranoid about this happening. I have public liability insurance as an independent contractor but I still take extra precautions. If I've just mopped the floor in the public spaces, I will wait until it is completely dry before leaving the building. I want to make sure that no-one has slipped on it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: hershey 6/30/2019 8:34:26 PM (No. 110751)
What a whiner....I've got TWO metal knees and I didn't sue a living soul...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Corndoggies 6/30/2019 9:35:02 PM (No. 110767)
We had a driver rear ended a car, truly a minor accident, and his first in 34 years of driving. The old hag wanted $400,000 plus medical bills, she developed whiplash of course. She ended up with $65000. About $64000 too much in my opinion.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: joew9 6/30/2019 10:37:53 PM (No. 110782)
They just want the world to be a perfect place and they will sue and sue until they get it. And then they will sue some more.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: A.I. 6/30/2019 11:07:43 PM (No. 110792)
The one-armed bandit was robbed by the broken-leg bandit.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: padiva 6/30/2019 11:12:02 PM (No. 110794)
So.. the 'wet floor' sign is not readable when it is flat on the floor? I had jury duty over 20 years ago. He was convicted. I never knew I could be so persuasive. It felt good!
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