Ben Erickson Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Local Restaurant

Posted on: September 1st, 2022

Ben Erickson obtained summary judgment on behalf of a local restaurant sued for negligence. The case arose from a slip and fall injury on the restaurant’s premises. Specifically, Plaintiff alleged the restaurant was negligent in the maintenance and upkeep of its dining area. After conducting discovery, Ben moved for summary judgment, arguing Plaintiff (1) failed to establish a breach of the applicable standard of care; and (2) failed to establish any alleged breach of the standard of care caused Plaintiff’s injuries.


On July 8, 2022, the Iowa District Court for Polk County adopted Ben’s position, granting full dismissal of plaintiff’s claim for damages.


Stephen E. Rehms, Jr. v. Roaring Fork, LLC,Polk County Case No. LACL147992

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