5th Circuit Reinstates Negligence Claims Against Kroger In Slip-And-Fall Suit
(September 11, 2015, 3:34 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 4 vacated the dismissal of negligence claims an employer and his family filed against the man’s employer after a slip-and-fall accident at work (Sergio Carlos Serrano-Cordero, et al. v. Kroger Texas, L.P., No. 12-41233, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15904).
Sergio Serrano-Cordero was working for Kroger Texas L.P. when he slipped, fell and injured himself while cleaning the floor at work.
Serrano-Cordero and members of his family sued Kroger, a nonsubscriber to...