$35,000 Settlement in Florida Prisoner’s Negligence Claim, Failure to Correct Dangerous Condition Against Geo Group
In his amended complaint, Milner alleged that the Defendants created a dangerous condition by having dug a hole in a common area, the prison’s recreation yard. The hole had been allowed to remain uncovered and unattended for a sufficient length of time with no adequate warning being issued to Milner, and that by inadequately supervising, maintaining, controlling the premises or taking proper precautions, they failed to prevent and protect him from sustaining injury by tripping and falling into the hole on May 27, 2004.
On September 27, 2009, Milner accepted a $35,000 settlement. Milner was represented by Ft. Lauderdale, Florida attorney Lawrence J. Bohannon. See: Milner v. The Geo Group, Inc., Fl. 17th Judicial Cir. Court, Case No. 06-005582.
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Milner v. The Geo Group, Inc.
|Cite||Fl. 17th Judicial Cir. Court, Case No. 06-005582|
|Level||State Trial Court|