September 29, 2023

An Apopka lady has filed a lawsuit towards a Dunkin’ location in The Villages, claiming she fell and sustained “extreme bodily harm” resulting from an “unmarked moist ground.”

The lawsuit was filed by Dan Newlin Harm Attorneys on behalf of Diana Sanchez towards HZ O Donuts, LLC, which is the proprietor of the Dunkin’ (previously Dunkin’ Donuts) positioned at 2736 Brownwood Boulevard in The Villages.

Dunkin’ at Brownwood in The Villages (2736 Brownwood Boulevard)

In line with the criticism, on or about Nov. 15, 2022, Sanchez was a buyer on the Dunkin’ at Brownwood when she allegedly “slipped on an unmarked moist ground.”

On account of the slip, the criticism alleges that Sanchez “fell forcefully to the bottom,” sustaining “extreme bodily harm.”

The criticism goes on to accuse the shop of “negligently failing to take care of or adequately keep the indoor areas/flooring.” It claims that Sanchez has skilled “everlasting or persevering with” losses and that she’s going to undergo extra “losses sooner or later.”

Sanchez’s attorneys say the accidents have resulted in “ache and struggling, incapacity, disfigurement” and a lack of “capability for the enjoyment of life” for his or her shopper.

Sanchez is looking for damages in extra of $50,000, “plus curiosity and prices.” She is asking for a trial by jury.

The lawsuit was initially filed in Orange County on August 11 earlier than it was transferred to the ninth judicial circuit courtroom of Sumter County on August 29.

The case is certainly one of a number of lawsuits which were filed this summer season towards nationwide companies that function in The Villages.

That features a lawsuit filed final month towards Publix by a Villager who claims that an worker on the retailer hit her with a U-boat cart whereas she was purchasing for candles.

It additionally features a Village of Hadley couple that filed swimsuit towards Auto Membership Insurance coverage Firm accusing the corporate of not paying for harm that their house sustained throughout Hurricane Ian.

Final month, a Villager dropped her lawsuit towards Metropolis Fireplace in Brownwood that alleged that she sustained accidents after falling resulting from “a overseas sticky substance on the dance ground.”