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Woman Sues, Says Stool Collapsed At Boca Raton Town Center Mall

Boca Raton Town Center Mall.


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A woman leaning on a stool that allegedly “collapsed” underneath her is suing Simon Properties (NYSE: SPG). Simon owns Boca Raton Town Center Mall where the incident allegedly occurred.

In a complaint just filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, Elizabeth Fridman alleges that she was leaning on the stool on September 20th, 2020. (News app readers access our full report and documents here).

From the suit: “On or about September 20, 2020, the Plaintiff was lawfully on the subject premises as an invitee, when, due to the negligence of the Defendant, Plaintiff slipped and/or tripped and fell at the subject premises when a stool that she was leaning on collapsed underneath her, and, as a result, sustained serious bodily injury…”

The suit seeks in excess of $15,000.

It was not immediately clear where in the mall the incident occurred. There are stools in the common areas and food court section of the mall.

The suit states that Fridman required, and will require, substantial medical care.

No immediate response was filed by Simon Properties.

Read the complete filing below. If you are reading in a news app and it does not appear, use this link for access.



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