Absence of Handrail on Handicapped Ramp Results in Head Injury

The client, who had a prosthetic left leg, was walking up a handicapped ramp with a cane, lost balance and fell backwards. The ramp failed to have a handrail. The client lost consciousness for over a minute and was rushed to the hospital. The client suffered a fractured skull and intracranial bleeding. The case settled for $400,000.00.