$325,000 - Broadnax v. Autozone, Inc., Fulton Superior Court, Atlanta, Georgia
Cash settlement prior to trial. Plaintiff was in the Autozone buying some oil for his tractor early one morning when he slipped on the floor on a slippery substance. Discoveryrevealed a “spill” of battery terminal protectant (silicone substance) was allegedly cleaned up the night before after the store was closed. Discovery also revealed that it was likely that the “spill” was not properly cleaned in accordance with the MSDS. Plaintiff suffered back and sacroiliac joint injuries requiring surgery.