McDonald’s sued by customer claiming an employee mopped floor behind him

By Louisiana Record reports | May 6, 2014

GRETNA – A Marrerro McDonald's is being sued by a man who claims one of its employees mopped a floor right behind him causing him to slip and fall when he turned around.

Bryan Johnson filed suit against McDonald’s Restaurants of Louisiana Inc. in the 24th Judicial District Court on April 9.

Johnson alleges that he was a customer at the restaurant located at 6140 Westbank Expressway in Marrero when he was at the soft drink dispenser and an employee mopped the floor behind him. The plaintiff asserts that when he turned around he slipped on the freshly mopped floor. Johnson claims he was injured in the incident.

The defendant is accused of creating and unreasonably dangerous condition, leaving a wet floor as an unreasonable risk of harm, failing to exercise reasonable care to eliminate the dangerous condition and failing to remedy the wet floor.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for physical pain and suffering, mental anguish, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of earnings capacity, medical expenses, loss of enjoyment of life and permanent disability.

Johnson is represented by attorney Clement P. Donelon of Metairie.

The case has been assigned to Division K Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach.

Case no. 737-270.

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