Congratulations to PK Law Member Brian S. Goodman and Associate Caroline B. Cathell for their recent victory in the Montgomery County Circuit Court before the Honorable Ronald B. Rubin. The case involved the death of an 86 year old woman who fell on a ramp and suffered a head injury, resulting in her death the following day. There was no dispute that the ramp was not in compliance with the building code. Prior to closing argument, Judge Rubin found that the Defendant was negligent as a matter of law. The defense argued that the woman’s death was not causally connected to the building code violation. Ultimately, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the defense and found that the defendant’s negligence was not a cause of the fall.