4/13/18 Sostituto v. Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City.
In Sostituto, plaintiff alleged she slipped and fell while walking on marble flooring at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Plaintiff attributed her accident to a hazardous and dangerous wet condition on the flooring. Plaintiff retained a liability expert to support her claims against the defendant. The case was arbitrated and two neutral arbitrators found that Harrah’s was not responsible for the happening of plaintiff’s accident and “no caused” the matter. Plaintiff filed a trial de novo to reject the arbitration award. Thereafter, we filed a motion for summary judgment arguing that plaintiff cannot prove that Harrah’s created the condition or had actual or constructive notice of the alleged condition prior to plaintiff’s accident. Judge Goldman agreed with our arguments and dismissed plaintiff’s complaint as a matter of law. Christopher Mauro and Reena Shah handled the case from its inception thru its dismissal.