Tag Archives: Premises Liability

Shopper struck by falling Christmas tree boxes at Big Lots – Defendant’s motion for summary judgment granted (access required)

Plaintiff claimed boxed artificial Christmas trees were improperly stacked, fell from a shelf and struck her in the head at the Big Lots store in Fredericksburg on Dec. 8, 2012. Plaintiff, who was 25 years old and five months pregnant ...

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Plaintiff fell near cooking oil drums on restaurant premises – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

On April 15, 2011, plaintiff went to dinner for her birthday at The Isaacs Restaurant (owned and operated by Memorial Holdings, LLC). She and her companion used the rear customer entrance to enter and exit. Leaving the restaurant, plaintiff took ...

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Amateur race car driver crashed vehicle at public speedway event – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant Victory Lane operates Langley Speedway. On Oct. 2, 2011, Langley Speedway was held open to the public for various activities, including an activity in which members of the public could pay money to enjoy the experience of driving a ...

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4-year-old scalded when free-standing range toppled over – $3,010,000 Settlement (access required)

On Feb. 8, 2012, the plaintiff, a 4-year-old boy, was playing with another boy in the apartment rented by his family. His mother was cooking noodles on the free-standing range in the kitchen. As the boys’ mothers sat talking in ...

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