Tyson & Mendes aggressively defends property and premises liability claims brought against owners, operators, and managers of companies and commercial properties.
Our attorneys handle a wide spectrum of cases with successful results on behalf of apartment complexes, commercial businesses, construction companies, grocery stores, hospitals, hotels, landlords, nightclubs, office buildings, parking lots, REITS, restaurants, retail stores, shopping malls, and other property owners.
In a win for nationwide insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP, a motion for summary judgment has been granted by Superior Court of Los Angeles County Judge Mark E. Windham in favor of Hill Contractors 1...
Publix Supermarkets, Inc. v. Jessie Bellaiche
43 Fla. L. Weekly D673a, March 28, 2018
The Third District Court of Appeal reversed plaintiff’s $1.5 million slip-and-fall verdict, holding that a jury may not stack inferences to determine that a party had actual knowledge of a dangerous condition, nor is the mere possibility of causation sufficient to establish liability.
Remittitur of Excessive Future Damages
WAL-MART Stores, Inc. v. Derrick Thornton (43 Fla. L Weekly D521a)
A Broward County Plaintiff sued for damages resulting from a slip-and-fall accident. At trial, a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff was rendered and damages were awarded for injuries sustained, including $150,000 for future medical costs. Following the trial, Wal-Mart filed a Motion for Remittitur, arguing the damages awarded was excessive in light of the facts presented, which the trial court denied.