A Louisiana woman filed a lawsuit against a Walmart in Kenner after a slip and fall while shopping at the store caused her personal injury. Learn more about this case below. Additionally, learn how to get compensation after suffering injuries from a slip and fall at a retail establishment.
The Case Specifics
On June 13, 2016, Connie Cariggee filed a lawsuit against Walmart Neighborhood Market and Walmart Inc. for a slip and fall that she suffered on July 3, 2015. The lawsuit claims that as she pushed her cart down an aisle, she slipped and fell, leading to personal injuries. Yet, the cause of the slip and the injuries she suffered are not known. However, slip and fall victims suffer from broken bones, head and brain injuries, bruises, and back and neck injuries.
The lawsuit claims that Walmart negligently managed the Kenner store, exhibited inattention and gross carelessness. Further, it claims the store’s management failed to exercise reasonable care and maintain the store in a safe condition. Additionally, the lawsuit claims that the store’s management allowed a dangerous situation to exist and did not warn patrons of the hazard.
Cariggee is seeking an unspecified amount of damages. The claim was filed in the 24th Judicial District Court important source.
Were You or a Loved One Injured in a Slip and Fall at a Retail Establishment?
Retail establishments have a specific duty of care toward patrons to ensure the premises is safe and hazard-free. When stores like Walmart, Target, and CVS fail to adhere to this duty of care and either knowingly allow a dangerous situation to exist or fail to notice one, they may be considered negligent and therefore legally liable.
If you or a loved one suffered a slip and fall, reach out to an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss your case and learn more about your rights. Gregory H. Bevel has the experience and resources to help you petition the court for the full and fair compensation you deserve. Call for a consultation today at (214) 580-2555.