Starbucks loses slip and fall lawsuit

A San Diego Superior Court jury recently awarded a man $7.5 million in his slip and fall lawsuit against Starbucks Coffee Co.

The jury decided that Starbucks was negligent in maintaining its property when the man visited the coffee shop in 2008. According to court documents, the man was walking from the cashier to the pickup counter when he slipped on the wet floor a manager was mopping. Complications from his head injury has prevented him from returning to work as a chiropractor.

$1 million will go to compensate his wife for loss of consortium and the rest will pay for his medical expenses, lost income, and loss of enjoyment of life.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, contact the Des Moines premises liability lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. today at (515) 225-2600.


Woman suing Wal-Mart and McDonald’s for slip and fall accident

A Beaumont woman and her husband are suing a Wal-Mart and McDonald’s for the woman’s injuries in a slip and fall accident.

The woman and her husband claim that she fell in the McDonald’s that is located in the Wal-Mart on Dowlen Road because the floor was wet after it had been mopped. Their lawsuit states that employees of the McDonald’s failed to put up signs to warn customers of the recently mopped floor.

The woman is seeking compensation for past and future medical expenses, as well as lost wages, pain, and anguish. Her husband is suing the two companies for loss of consortium.

If you or someone you love has been injured after falling on someone’s property, please contact the Des Moines premises liability lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


Woman awarded $1.5 million for slip and fall injury

A woman in Arizona was recently awarded $1.5 million after she won a lawsuit filed against BCI Coca-Cola for an injury she sustained when she slipped near the company’s refrigerator.

The company owned and operated a beverage refrigerator in a Fry’s Food grocery store. The refrigerator was leaking, and, as the woman shopped at the store, she slipped and fell in the water. She suffered permanent pain in her spine which left her unable to live her life as she had before the accident.

A lawsuit was originally filed against Fry’s Food but, it was thrown out when investigations found that the refrigerator constantly leaked but was not replaced by BCI Coca-Cola.

If you or someone you love has suffered an injury after slipping on someone else’s property, please contact the Des Moines premises liability lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600.


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