Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Against City Following Wheelchair Accident


The city of Sheboygan, WI is being sued by Ronald Behr following an incident on May 2, 2009, when his wheelchair tipped on a ramp between the street and sidewalk. Behr claims he suffered severe and permanent injuries from his fall.

According to the complaint, a piece of patched asphalt broke loose, causing his wheelchair to dig into the pavement, pitch forward and throw him onto the ground. He claims the city was aware of the danger of the carelessly patched asphalt which was done in a “careless and negligent manner.” The lawsuit seeks compensatory damages and reimbursement of attorney fees.

The city denies receiving notice of the defect in the ramp.

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