Summary Judgment Affirmed in Trip and Fall Case

Hindmon v. Virgil's Food Mart, Inc.
252 Ga. App. 732, 556 S.E.2d 135

The Plaintiff alleged Defendant restaurant owner was negligent in putting down a worn rug at the restaurant entranceway. Plaintiff tripped on the rug and allegedly sustained injuries as a result. Defendant Virgil's Food Mart, represented by Lee Pruett, argued Plaintiff had actual knowledge of the alleged hazardous condition and that any inconsistent statements made by her regarding her knowledge of the condition had to be construed against her. The Superior Court of Polk County granted Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. The Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed.

Olivia Lopez