Public School Slip-and-Fall Defendant Wins by Summary Judgment

860-249-1361 Ext. 148

Horton v. Amity Regional Board of Education (State Court – 2015): Plaintiff, Dianne Horton, claimed she sustained injuries as a result of a slip and fall and a walkway leading from a public school in October 2011 due to an uneven walkway and poor lighting conditions. The complaint pled claims of negligence against the Board and numerous Board employees. The defendants moved for summary judgment arguing that the acts of inspection, maintenance and repair are discretionary acts entitled to governmental immunity. The Court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants on all counts.