July 30, 2009
Woman awarded $30,000 for pub fall
A woman who broke her leg in the outside smoking area of a British pub has been awarded a $30,000 out of court settlement.
Selena Gilder, 40, had said in her claim against The Albion pub in Tewkesbury, England, that she had been smoking in the designated outdoor area when the heel of one of her stiletto shoes became lodged in a crack in the concrete, leading to a fall that snapped her tibia and fibula, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.
very poorlighting in the smoking area.
She said her injury required three surgeries and she missed six months of work as a result.
The pub settled out of court with Gilder for $29,681.