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H.E. Butt Grocery Co. v. Resendez

988 S.W.2d 218 (Tex. 1999)

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H.E. Butt Grocery Co. v. Resendez

Texas Supreme Court

988 S.W.2d 218 (Tex. 1999)

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Facts

Maria Resendez (plaintiff) slipped and fell near grape displays at a store owned by H.E. Butt Grocery Co. (Butt) (defendant). One of the displays was for customer sampling and contained a bowl full of loose grapes. The bowl was level and sturdy and there were also floor mats in place around the displays. Resendez brought a negligence suit against Butt, claiming that the customer sampling display posed an unreasonable risk of harm. She did not offer any other evidence. The trial court found in her favor and the court of appeals affirmed. Butt appealed.

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Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Per Curiam)

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