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$1,000,000 - Injury in Short Term Rental

September 2018

Our client checked into a short term rental in Scottsdale.  His travelling party was in town for the auto auctions and Phoenix Open, and they had rented a large house in Scottsdale.  As he opened the closed door to a bedroom and stepped inside, he fell down a hidden set of steps.  The bedroom door opened into the room, and the steps down were just inside the threshold.  He shattered his knee, requiring extensive surgery and recovery.  Frank Mascia, AIA evaluated the home for us.  His conclusion was that the design was unreasonably dangerous.  The case settled for $1,000,000, which was the insurance policy limits.

Dev Sethi

Dev Sethi litigates and tries a wide-range of complex injury and death cases throughout Arizona. He has Martindale Hubbell's highest rating, AV, and he is listed in "Best Lawyers." Dev is also recognized as an Arizona Super Lawyer in the area of plaintiff's products liability litigation.Dev has been at the forefront of auto product defect litigation. He played a key role in uncovering the Goodyear Load Range E tire scandal and worked to hold Ford Motor Company responsible for the danger posed by their now notorious 15-passenger vans. Dev is currently representing families in product liability suits against the nation's largest corporations including General Motors, Ford, Pentair Pools and Invacare.

Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian

Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian is one of the most experienced, successful personal injury law firms in the Tucson area. Established in 1995, our firm has a long history of success, as seen in our many victories.