Lawyer: Over The Bridge Cafe did not handle outdoor crowds
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) – A woman reportedly fell outside “Over The Bridge Cafe” (814 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach) and claims the restaurant is at fault. The problem: Cheryl Parker-Graham says the crowd was so large outside “Over The Bridge” on April 16 that she couldn’t see the ground, so she tripped and fell, suffering what his lawsuit claims to be grievous bodily harm.
From the trial:
“Defendant, OVER THE BRIDGE CAFE, and its employees created and/or permitted an unsafe condition to exist by permitting its patrons to block the walkway and congregate outside its premises and surrounding areas to negligently block the walkway where customers/guests/non-patrons are commonly known to cross:
The defendant and its employees allowed its customers to congregate outside its premises and its surroundings even though they were aware of its existence and did not control its customers so as not to expose their customers and others legally within the premises and surrounding areas about unsafe condition;
The defendant and its employees failed to maintain an orderly and consistent seating arrangement for its customers, particularly with respect to customers congregating outside its premises to be seated and standing carelessly outside. outside to enter its premises;
Defendant and its employees negligently and negligently maintained said premises in an unsafe and unsafe condition and failed to maintain their premises and customers in a reasonably safe and suitable condition;
Defendant and its employees did not post warning signs or cones warning its customers and others of the unsafe condition of the store;
The mode of operation of the defendant and its employees was such that it carried out its activities in a dangerous manner. »
Cheryl Parker-Graham, according to the lawsuit, suffered lifelong injuries from her fall.
“As a direct and immediate result of Defendant, OVER THE BRIDGE CAFÉ’s breach of the above obligations and negligence, Plaintiff, CHERYL PARKER-GRAHAM suffered bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering,
disability, disfigurement, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life and medical expenses incurred in the treatment and treatment of his injuries. All of these injuries are permanent and she will suffer this damage in the future.
The lawsuit is seeking more than $30,000, which is the legal minimum to file a lawsuit in Palm Beach County Circuit Court.
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