A Philadelphia judge has declined to remit the six-figure verdict a jury awarded to a woman who claimed a December 2002 ankle injury outside the then-First Union Center was caused by arena management’s failure to foresee and prevent the riotous behavior sure to sweep the crowd once the cancellation of a Guns N’ Roses concert was announced.

Michelle Heenan was, at the time of the accident, a single 39-year-old Northeast Philadelphia resident who worked as an administrative assistant at a local hospital.

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