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Handicap Accessibility

Ryan, Ryan & Landa attorney Michael Viglione recently finalized settlement of a handicap accessibility injury case for $645,000.00. The lawsuit alleged that a commercial building owner, management company, and tenant failed to remove snow and ice from the area surrounding a handicapped parking space. It further alleged that the snow and ice was negligently plowed into the area by a company responsible for plowing and salting the store parking lot.

Wrongful Death Accident

Ryan, Ryan & Landa attorney Michael Viglione recently finalized settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family members of a 71 year old man who died due to injuries sustained in a slip and fall on snow and ice on a negligently designed handicapped parking ramp.

Handicap Accessibility Accidents

Namely, these laws reflect a general recognition that handicapped individuals deserve increased protection. A common example of such a law in Illinois is the requirement that all handicap accessible parking spaces be maintained free of snow and ice. All too frequently, this particular law is violated by entities such as businesses, condominium associations, and common carriers.

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