Plaintiffs purchased a new home from a local home builder. The builder had failed to install a hand railing on the outer portion of the cellar steps.


The plaintiffs’ five-year-old son, while going down the steps, fell some fifteen feet, off the side of the steps, to the cellar floor. A properly installed railing would have prevented his injuries. He suffered severe and permanent brain damage.

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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