Zimmerman successfully defended Safe Place Act
Sally Zimmerman successfully defended Safe Place Act case in Rock County Wisconsin, resulting in a defense verdict. The Safe Place Act imposes a higher standard of care on owners and employers. Plaintiff alleged that Mercy Janesville Hospital failed to keep its premises as free from danger as reasonably possible resulting to injury plaintiff. Plaintiff suffered a fractured wrist and subdural and subarachnoid bleed, spending 21 days in ICU on a ventilator as a result of her fall.