PETERSON v. WAL-MART STORES, INC., 00-2950
Hresil v. Sears, 403 N.E.2d 678, does not provide a ten-minute safe harbor for heavily trafficked stores to find and clean up spills creating an unsafe condition. Rather, a stores's duty of inspection and cleanup depends on the particulars of each case.
- Argued 12/12/2000
- Decided 02/22/2001
- Published 02/22/2001
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Christopher Henson (argued), Mustain, Lindstrom & Henson, Galesburg, IL, for plaintiff-appellant.
- For Appellees:
- James W. Ozog, P. Timothy Grandchamp (argued), Momkus, Ozog & McCluskey, Downers Grove, IL, for defendant-appellee.