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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Wright
Citation:774 N.E.2d 891 (Ind. 2002)
The plaintiff was visiting the defendant’s store when she slipped on a puddle of water outside the store. The defendant had a “Store Manual” which detailed multiple procedures for cleaning up spills and other flood hazards. These procedures included requiring employees to “react quickly” to spills, to “never leave a spill unattended,” and to “cordon off” any area containing spills.
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