An Orange County man alleges he was injured at an Orlando convenience store because of a pothole in the parking lot.
The man filed a complaint on July 2 in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida – Orange County against Circle K Stores Inc. alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the man alleges that on May 22, 2015, his foot and ankle went into a pothole, causing him to fall. He alleges he sustained bodily injuries in and about his body and extremities, resulting in pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, loss of earnings and medical expenses as a result of the fall.
He holds Circle K Stores Inc. responsible because they allegedly failed to repair the hazard in the parking lot or to warn visitor about it.
Potholes can pop up everywhere, and you can find them on roads, alleys, crosswalks, and parking lots. Injuries from a pothole accident can change your life in a matter of seconds.
When a pothole injury happens, you will likely have a lot of questions. Determining who is responsible will be at the top of your list. Responsibility usually rests on the property owner. However, it is not always that cut and dry, which is why you need the help of a Florida Premises Liability Lawyer at Whittel & Melton. We can help you explore your legal options and answer all of your questions.