Yankwitt LLP Receives Complete Defense Verdict for Restaurant Client

Yankwitt LLP obtained a complete defense verdict for its restaurant client in a personal injury action litigated in the Pennsylvania state court’s Philadelphia arbitration center. The plaintiff alleged that he tripped and injured his ankle while walking down the stairs of the restaurant at night. He claimed the restaurant was too dark which caused him to miss a step. The arbitration panel rejected plaintiff’s story as not credible and found no negligence or liability on the part of the restaurant.