PHILADELPHIA – A hearing connected to a local hotel’s
premises liability action has been continued until next week, records in the
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas indicate.
Michael R. Harding filed a motion for preliminary
objections on Feb. 17, desiring a transfer of Phoenixville residents Patricia
and Kevin Concannon’s case to the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas,
since the accident in question took place there and the defendants are based
Originally scheduled for May 11, a hearing in this
matter was continued to June 8 in Court chambers at Philadelphia City Hall, per
request of counsel.
On June 7, 2014, Patricia Concannon says she slipped
on a ballroom dance floor at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel in Haverford, due
to “accumulated water, moisture or liquid on the floor.” This condition was
permitted to exist due to the negligence of the defendants, Concannon adds.
Concannon allegedly suffered a left humerus
fracture, rotator cuff tear, labral tear and bicep rupture – all of which
needed surgery to correct. The plaintiffs filed suit against the Sheraton
Valley Forge Hotel, 480 North Gulph Road Associates and Wurzak Hotel Management
Corporation, all based in Haverford.
The plaintiffs are each seeking compensatory damages
in excess of the financial limit for compulsory arbitration, plus interest,
costs and fees in this case, for negligence and loss of consortium (a charge
filed by Concannon’s husband, Kevin Concannon).
The plaintiffs are represented by Maria C. Janoski of
Goldberg & Muth, in West Chester.
The defendants are represented by Harding of the Law
Offices of J. Mark Pecci II, in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas
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