PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Cousin's Supermarket Inc. No. 3 a/k/a Cousin's Supermarkets, alleging negligence in connection with injuries from a falling display.
Evelyn Lopez filed a complaint on Nov. 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Cousin's Supermarkets, alleging that a store had improperly stacked bags of rice.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 23, 2015, she sustained physical injuries when a display of rice fell on her. She holds the defendant responsible for allegedly creating the dangerous situation.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount that exceeds $75,000 plus compensatory damages, interest, court costs and any further relief this court grants. She is represented by Richard A. Wolfe of Tabakinwolfe LLP in Plymouth Meeting.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:16-cv-05890-BMS