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99 Cents Only Stores shopper alleges business failed to warn of liquid on floor that caused fall


By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 20, 2018


HOUSTON – A Harris County resident alleges he was injured at a discount store because of a liquid on the floor.

Mehrdad Kermanshahani filed a complaint on July 30 in the Harris County District Court against 99 Cents Only Stores Texas Inc. alleging negligence and premises liability.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on March 14, 2017, he was an invitee at defendant's store premises and was injured when he slipped and fell on a liquid substance on the ground. He alleges the defendant did not post wet floor signs or took any action to prevent his fall.

The plaintiff holds 99 Cents Only Stores Texas Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to post adequate warning regarding the condition of the floor.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks monetary relief of more than $200,000 but less than $1 million and such other and further relief to which he may be entitled. He is represented by Husein Hadi, Jamil Thomas and Carnegie H. Mims III of The Hadi Law Firm PLLC in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2018-50382

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