Costco Liable for Trip and Fall > 347,495 Customers Passed Safely, But the Next One Fell

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For 18 years (according to Costco) no one tripped and fell while passing over the metal floor grates at the entrance of this busy Costco store located in London, Ontario.

In the five months prior to the fall, 347,495 customers safely passed over these metal floor grates.

The 347,496th customer, a 53 year old retired female property assessor, tripped and fell and claimed defect in the floor grates. Costco liable and must pay damages.

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