On February 3, 2023, Sweeney & Sheehan Partners Christopher O’Connell and Frank Gattuso won a defense verdict on behalf of their Retail & Hospitality client after a week-long jury trial in Atlantic County (New Jersey) Superior Court. The Plaintiff alleged she was injured when she slipped and fell due to improperly maintained floors adjacent to a buffet. The defense presented evidence that Plaintiff created the condition she eventually fell on. The jury also heard extensive evidence of prior and subsequent accidents related to the injuries the Plaintiff alleged were caused by the fall. The jury of 8 rendered a verdict of no cause in favor of the Defendant.