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OCCUPIERS' LIABILITY - Particular situations - Floors

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by defendant store and property manager from finding of liability for injuries plaintiff sustained in slip and fall accident. The plaintiff returned a small vacuum cleaner to the defendant store. As she approached the store holding the vacuum cleaner in both hands, another patron held the door open for her. She entered and stepped on a black mat. As she stepped from the mat to the tile floor, she slipped and fell, breaking her kneecap. It had been raining heavily earlier that morning, but the...