Plaintiff Claims She Tripped and Fell Over an Extension Cord in Defendants' Basement - Defense Verdict

February 21, 2019

David Gould obtained a unanimous liability defense verdict in Supreme Court Suffolk County before Justice Martha L. Luft, Piazza v. Zito, Index No.:  605403-16.   The plaintiff, an 18-year old college student, was attending a New Years’ Eve Party in the defendant’s basement.   She claimed to have tripped over a white extension cord that was plugged into decorative Christmas lights.   The defendant testified that no such cord existed as the Christmas lights were plugged directly into an outlet. 

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