Man slips while near cooler, sues Savannah Food & Deli

David Yates Jun. 24, 2013, 7:44pm

Beaumont local Kenneth Forney has filed a slip and fall lawsuit against Savannah Food & Deli for injuries he received two years ago.

The suit was filed June 14 in Jefferson County District Court. 

According to the lawsuit, on June 18, 2011, Forney was a customer at the Savannah Food & Deli in Port Arthur when he slipped and fell on wet floor near the refrigerated cooler.

The suit accuses the defendant of negligently failing to inspect and maintain the premises and warn shoppers of the dangerous condition.

The plaintiff is suing for his alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment and lost wages.

Beaumont attorney Mark Frasher represents him.

Judge Milton Shuffield, 136th District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. D194-447

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