Complaint – Slipped on Water at Counter
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. xx-xxxx-xx
WENDY’S INTERNATIONAL, INC.,
The Plaintiff, GEORGE F., sues the Defendant, WENDY’S INTERNATIONAL, INC. (hereinafter “WENDY’S”), and alleges:
1. This is an action for damages in excess of $15,000.00, exclusive of interest, costs and attorney’s fees.
2. On or about October 11, 2001, Defendant was the owner and operator of premises located at or near Rock Island Road and McNab Road in Broward County, Florida, which premises were used as a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant.
3. At that time and place, Plaintiff went on to Defendant’s premises to eat when he slipped and fell on water or some other liquid substance near the ordering counter.
4. The water or liquid on the floor constituted a dangerous condition which was either created by the Defendant, should have been known by the Defendant, and the Defendant should have corrected the condition or warned of its existence.
5. As a result of the negligence of the Defendant, the Plaintiff was injured in and about his body and extremities, suffered pain therefrom, incurred medical expense in the treatment of her injuries, and suffered physical handicap, and/or aggravation of a previously existing condition. As Plaintiff’s injuries are permanent and continuing in nature, Plaintiff will continue to suffer losses and impairment in the future.
WHEREFORE Plaintiff demands judgment for compensatory damages against the Defendant and further demands a trial by jury of all issues so triable.
LAW OFFICE OF ALAN D. SACKRIN
Slip and Fall Attorney
Attorney for Plaintiff
2100 East Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Telephone: (954) 455-0800
Facsimile: (954) 455-9649
ALAN D. SACKRIN
Florida Bar No. 349070
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