ORLANDO — A shopper is suing Wal-Mart Stores East LP for negligence after the plaintiff was allegedly struck by an electric mule on Wal-Mart property.
Randall Helton filed a complaint on May 16 in the Orange Circuit Court, alleging that the retail store failed to provide a safe environment for its guests.
According to the complaint, Helton suffered bodily injury on Sept. 23, 2017, resulting in pain and suffering, disability, loss of income, loss of the capacity for the enjoyment of life and medical expenses.
Helton alleges that Wal-Mart staff was negligent in the operation of the electric mule.
In addition, the plaintiff alleged that Wal-Mart failed to warn the plaintiff of the dangerous condition, created a dangerous condition, and failed to properly inspect and maintain its premises.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury; and seeks a judgment against defendant for damages that exceed $15,000, exclusive of costs and attorney’s fees. He is represented by Axel J. Dumas of The Pendas Law Firm in Orlando.
Orange Circuit Court case number 18-CA-5078