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Illinois Man Wins Personal Injury Suit

An Illinois man brought a personal injury lawsuit against the Steam Plant Restaurant after he sustained injuries falling on a wet floor. The man claimed that he now suffers from an affliction that makes his bones susceptible to fractures, because the restaurant was negligent in putting up a proper warning sign. The victim broke his arm in several places and says he might require additional surgeries. As part of a personal injury settlement reached, a jury ordered that the victim be awarded $1 million, and his wife an additional $75,000. The week long trial included more than 20 witnesses who testified that they saw the floor being mopped. To read the full story, click here.