CHARLESTON — An Alum Creek couple is suing Outback Steakhouse, alleging negligence led to the wife's injuries.
Patsy Wheeler and Roger Wheeler filed a complaint May 3 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Outback Steakhouse West Virginia Inc., alleging failure to maintain its restaurant premises reasonably safe for its guests.
According to the complaint, on April 23, 2017, Patsy Wheeler was injured when she slipped and fell on a greasy substance on the floor at defendant's Outback Steakhouse in Charleston. The suit says she sustained severe and permanent injuries which resulted in pain and suffering, mental anguish, lost wages and earning capacity and medical expenses.
The plaintiffs alleges Outback Steakhouse West Virginia failed to maintain the restaurant's walking surface in a reasonably safe condition and failed to adequately warn its guests of such danger.
The Wheelers seek trial by jury, compensatory and general damages, plus interest, costs and expenses and all further reliefthe court finds fair, just and equitable. They are represented by attorney J. Kristofer Cormany of Cormany Law PLLC in Charleston.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-607