Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
In May 1999, 31-year-old single mother Heather Hartner was pushing her shopping cart through a Home Depot parking lot when it hit a manhole cover and turned over, throwing her baby out of the cart.

The infant was not injured, but on Wednesday night, a unanimous eight-member Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas jury awarded Hartner $950,000 for a knee injury sustained in the accident, according to Hartner’s attorney, Stewart A. Bernstein of Kanter Bernstein & Kardon.

Bernstein said Home Depot knew of a defect in its parking lot, failed to repair it and exacerbated the problem by watering trees and plants in the lot.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.