Motor City Carwash

FLORIDA: Man Sues Car Wash, Surprised It’s Slippery When Wet

Boynton Beach Florida News Palm Beach County

Suit Filed Against Motor City Carwash in Boynton Beach.

Motor City Carwash, as seen on social media.


BOYNTON BEACH, FL ( (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A man apparently surprised that a car wash may be slippery when wet is suing Motor City Carwash — 7366 Boynton Beach Boulevard.

According to the complaint reviewed by, Arthur Sotloff sustained “serious” injuries while having his car cleaned at the car wash on December 16th, 2020.

Among the allegations made in the suit:

“That on or about December 16, 2020, the Defendant, MOTOR CITY
CARWASH, INC., by and through its agents, employees, and/or servants, negligently and
carelessly maintained the above mentioned premises, to-wit: by allowing a dirty, slippery
substance to remain on the ground where patrons are expected to traverse, creating a
dangerous and hazardous condition, causing the Plaintiff, ARTHUR SOTLOFF, to fall and
seriously injure himself.”

“That the Defendant, MOTOR CITY CARWASH, INC., either knew or
should have known of the existence of the dangerous condition of the common area and
should have taken steps to warn the Plaintiff, ARTHUR SOTLOFF, of the existence of the
dangerous condition.”

“That the Defendant, MOTOR CITY CARWASH, INC., had a non-
delegable duty to maintain the common areas in a reasonably safe and proper condition
for the general public.”

“That the Defendant failed to maintain said common areas in a safe and
proper condition.”

The suit alleges that Sotloff sustained injuries that will affect him for the rest of his life.

”That as a direct and proximate result of the negligence of the
Defendant, MOTOR CITY CARWASH, INC., the Plaintiff, ARTHUR SOTLOFF, was injured
in and about his body and extremities, suffered pain therefrom, suffered physical handicap,
lost wages, loss of ability to earn money in the past and in the future, aggravation of a
previously existing condition and suffered the inability to lead a normal life; all of which are
permanent and continuing in nature.”

The suit, filed in in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, seeks in excess of $30,000 — the statutory minimum.


Paul Saperstein


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