CLEARWATER — A Clearwater woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence and premises liability.
Damaris Mendoza filed a complaint Dec. 19 in Pinellas County Circuit Court against Wal-Mart Stores East LP, alleging failure to exercise reasonable care to reduce or eliminate a foreseeable risks.
According to the complaint, on Dec. 2, 2017, Mendoza was legally at the Wal-Mart store in Clearwater when she slipped and fell on a transitory substance on the floor. The suit says Mendoza sustained bodily injuries, resulting in pain and suffering, disfigurement, disability, mental anguish and loss of the capacity for the enjoyment of life.
The plaintiff alleges Wal-Mart negligently allowed a transitory substance to remain on the floor for a sufficient period of time and failed to barricade the area or to give adequate warning.
Mendoza seeks trial by jury, damages of more than $15,000, exclusive of interest, court costs, attorney fees and all other appropriate relief. She is represented by attorney Jonathan Sanclemente of The Pendas Law Firm in Tampa.
Pinellas County Circuit Court case number 18-8296-CI