Tenant Dealing with Ceiling Collapse

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A complaint was filed in the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida – Broward County, detailing an incident that no one would reasonably expect. A tenant of an apartment building says that a portion of her ceiling collapsed, fell on top of her and caused injury.

The lawsuit names 99-31 Holdings LLC and Pristine Property Management LLC as liable for the incident. The plaintiff is claiming negligence on the part of both companies. According to the complaint filed in court, the following occurred:

The plaintiff was in her apartment on June 17, 2016. The apartment is owned by the defendants. A portion of the ceiling collapsed onto the plaintiff, causing her injury. She has dealt with pain and suffering, mental anguish and impairment, as well as incurring medical expenses as a result of the incident.

The plaintiff is requesting a trial by jury. She is alleging that the defendants failed to properly maintain the property, did not comply with applicable codes, and did not warn tenants about the danger. The plaintiff is seeking compensatory damages, costs and interest. She is being represented in court by attorney Yeemee Chan of Steinger, Greene & Feiner, PA.

If you have been injured in an accident in your apartment in West Palm Beach due to a lack of maintenance or other type of negligence, you have legal rights. Reach out to our team of experienced attorneys to learn more about your legal options. You may be entitled to damages for the financial loss you have suffered and will suffer in the future. Call today to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.

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Michael Steinger
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MICHAEL S. STEINGER, founding partner of Steinger, Greene & Feiner, believes in representing real people, not big businesses. Since the firm’s creation in 1997, Steinger, Greene & Feiner has never represented an insurance company or large corporation, and he vows to keep this promise. Over the course of his career, Michael has handled thousands of Florida accident cases, recovering millions of dollars for his clients and earning him membership into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Staying up-to-date on the ever-evolving laws protecting injury victims and their families, Michael is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Palm Beach, and St. Lucie Bar Associations, and sits on the Auto Insurance Committee of the Florida Justice Association.