Evidence of Prior Accidents Are Only Admissible If the Prior Accidents Are Sufficiently Similar

Kunsman v. Wawa, Inc., et al., 2023 WL 3778865 (Pa. Comm. Pl. Montg. Co. Jun. 2, 2023) – The plaintiff slipped and fell on a yellow-painted surface in the parking area located on the defendant’s premises. During discovery, the defendant produced a list of prior claims that involved slip and fall incidents that occurred within the vicinity of painted lines in parking lots at its locations. However, there was no evidence that any of these prior claims involved claims in which a slip and fall…
By: Marshall Dennehey
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