Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ocean City pays $75,000 to settle boardwalk trip and fall suit

On March 6, 2014, the City of Ocean City (Cape May County) agreed to pay $75,000 to a Linwood woman who sued the City after tripping and falling on the boardwalk.

In her suit, Sandra Wilkinson said that "dangerous, protruding board(s) and/or nail(s)" on the boardwalk at 6th Street caused her fall on September 21, 2010 and that she suffered serious injury.

The case is captioned Wilkinson v. Ocean City, Superior Court Docket No. CPM-L-383-11 and Wilkinson's attorney was Robert N. Braker of Marlton.  Case documents are on-line here.