Plaintiff was visiting his friend and brought his bicycle upstairs to his friends 3rd story apartment. While leaving the apartment, plaintiff was carrying his bicycle down the stairs, at which time he slipped and proceeded to fall through a safety railing and landed on the ground 3 floors below. Plaintiff sustained multiple injuries, including knee, back, and neck injuries. The defense alleged that the plaintiff was intoxicated and the accident was his own fault. The case settled for 400,000.