The lawsuit was filed on April 27th in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, county of Nassau (Index No. 12-6168). Sears Roebuck & Co., Sears, and Sears Holdings Management Corp. have been named as defendants in this case.
The Nassau County, New York man slipped and fell in a Sears store in May 2009, according to the complaint. The lawsuit alleges he suffered his injuries, along with subsequent adverse effects, as a result of the dangerous and defective conditions on the Sears premises. The lawsuit also claims that the man’s injury caused pain, shock. and mental anguish.
According to the allegations in the lawsuit, the New York man’s injuries are permanent and he has and will continue to incur medical expenses from conditions related to the incident.
Allegedly, the damage suffered at Sears has left the man unable to perform his normal everyday activities and the lawsuit seeks compensation for loss of consortium on behalf of the man’s spouse.
The lawsuit alleges that the defendants knew about the unsafe conditions at their facility, yet invited the public to enter the premises nonetheless.