ORLANDO – Orange County and the city of Orlando are named as defendants in a suit filed by a man who alleges he was injured by a broken sidewalk.
Mohamad Sharzaman filed a; complaint on April 28 on the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Orange County against Orange County, Florida; city of Orlando and Rose Hill Groves Homeowners Association Inc. alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 12, 2013, he was operating a lawn mower at or near the pedestrian sidewalk when he was caused to fall and sustain injury due to an uneven cracked, sunken and broken sidewalk. As a result of defendants' alleged negligence, plaintiff claims he was injured in and about his body and extremities, suffered pain and physical handicap, and incurred medical expenses.
The plaintiff holds Orange County, Florida; city of Orlando; and Rose Hill Groves Homeowners Association Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to maintain the sidewalk in a reasonably safe condition, failed to perform reasonable and timely inspections and failed to warn plaintiff of the dangerous conditions of the sidewalk.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendants for money damages, costs of investigation and prosecution of claims. He is represented by Christopher J. Konicek and Steven J. Kirschner of Kirschner & Konicek PLLC in Winter Park.
9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Orange County Case number 17-CA-003844