Most people are not aware that they are at risk for injury any time they venture out into public places. Public properties and establishments throughout the state of Alabama are considered to be safe and secure places to visit. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In these public establishments and businesses, hazards and dangerous conditions such as wet floors are common causes of personal injury. However, the actions of other individuals can also also cause serious and significant harm.
A patron in another state alleged that he was injured by the actions of an employee, and he filed a lawsuit. The man said he visited a department store at night. According to the lawsuit, the man was unaware that the store was closed as he walked through the front door, which was unlocked. The man alleged that he was met by a store employee who demanded that he leave the store and escorted him back to the door.