Civil Plaintiff

Jury Awards $31 Million in Fall Outside of a Restaurant in Santa Fe, New Mexico

A Santa Fe jury awarded $31 million Thursday to a woman who sued Maria’s New Mexico Kitchen after she slipped and fell in a pothole in the restaurant’s parking lot, according to her attorneys.

Attorney Kate Ferlic said her client, Megan Jade Gonzalez, suffered a spinal cord injury in the 2019 fall at the restaurant, which is located at 555 W. Cordova Road.

“The jury honored Megan and made it clear to Santa Fe property owners that safety matters,” Ferlic and co-counsel Lee Hunt said in a text statement following the verdict.

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