Sam's Club shopper alleges piece of wood from pallet injured foot

By Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 23, 2017

CLEARWATER – A shopper at the Clearwater Sam's Club alleges that a piece of wood pallet injured her foot.

Catherine A. Katopis filed a complaint on May 25 in the 6th Judicial Circuit of Florida - Pinellas County against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., doing business as Sam's Club No. 6420, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 11, 2016, she was an invitee at Sam's Club No. 6420. She alleges that as she was passing a wood pallet, a splintered piece of wood rammed and stuck into her right foot. The plaintiff alleges she sustained serious personal injuries.

The plaintiff holds Wal-Mart Stores Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to correct the condition and/or to warn invitees of it.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages of more than $15,000, costs of this suit and all issues triable by court. She is represented by Timothy M. Ingram of Ingram Injury Law PA in Clearwater.

6th Judicial Circuit of Florida - Pinellas County case number 17-003267-CI

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