HUNTINGTON – A lawsuit against Wal-mart for an Achilles’ tendon injury has been dismissed from federal court. The lawsuit was dismissed on Jan. 12 by District Judge Robert C. Chambers after the plaintiff, Jennifer Bradshaw, and Wal-mart resolved all issues involved in the complaint and moved to have the lawsuit dismissed. The lawsuit was dismissed with prejudice.
CHARLESTON – A suit in which a man blames Wal-Mart, PepsiCo and Frito-Lay for injuries after an incident involving an in-store display of chips and salsa is headed to federal court. On Feb. 2, 2013, Arthur Buckalew was a patron lawfully walking along the premises near inside fixture displays of various merchandise, including Tostito’s corn chips and salsa, according to a complaint filed Jan. 27 in Kanawha Circuit Court. Wal-Mart filed to have it removed to federal court on Feb. 29.
BECKLEY – A Raleigh County couple blames a “barely visible” crosswalk outside a Walmart for contributing to the husband being hit by a car in the parking lot. Everett and Elizabeth Agnor of Beckley filed their complaint against Suman Maharjan and Wal-Mart Stores East LP last month in Raleigh Circuit Court. Everett Agnor was exiting the Walmart Supercenter on North Eisenhower Drive in Beckley on Jan. 29, 2015, when he entered the crosswalk outside the store. “The crosswalk utilized by Mr. Agno
PRINCETON – A Monroe County woman says she was injured after slipping on a grape tomato at Walmart. Brenda Elaine Huffman of Peterstown filed her complaint Aug. 4 in Mercer Circuit Court. The incident occurred May 2, according to the complaint. Huffman says she was shopping at Walmart in Princeton when she slipped on the grape tomato on the floor in the deli area of the store.