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Shopper’s own negligence led to slip-and-fall (access required)

Where an empty pallet in a Walmart store aisle was open and obvious, and a shopper tripped over it because she was not looking down, her slip-and-fall claim was doomed by her own negligence.  Background Barbara Hager sued Wal-Mart Stores East LP and WalMart Inc., claiming that Walmart’s negligence caused the injuries she sustained after tripping over ...