Liability lawsuit against York grocery store may be transferred to that county's court

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A premises liability lawsuit versus a York-based grocery store could be transferred to that jurisdiction’s county court, if a defense motion proves successful.

Anthony L. Provost filed a motion for preliminary objections on April 20, arguing plaintiff Kenia M. Feliz and defendants C-Town Supermarket and M&M Groceries, Inc. are all based in York, and have no connection to Philadelphia, whether residential or commercial. Further, Provost argued the subject accident at hand took place in York County.

On Aug. 19, 2014, Feliz was shopping at the C-Town Supermarket when she allegedly slipped and fell due to a dangerous accumulation of liquid on the floor of the premises. Feliz averred a failure from the defendants to inspect, maintain or repair the condition created on the floor directly led to her accident.

Feliz allegedly suffered a fracture of the right distal fibular, a concussion with post-concussion syndrome, strain and sprain of her entire spine, plus other injuries to her right leg, head and spine.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of jurisdictional arbitration limits from all defendants in this case.

The plaintiff is represented by Richard T. Kupersmith of Haggerty Goldberg Schleifer & Kupermsith, in Philadelphia.

The defendants are represented by William D. Longo and Provost of Margolis Edelstein, also in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas case 160204483

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