Sonic Drive-In Employee Files Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit Against Employer

Man files personal injury suit against SonicLance Warren, an employee of a Sonic Drive-in in Texas, is suing the company and the store’s supervisor due to a slip-and-fall Warren sustained while on the premises.

Warren claims that he slipped and fell due to a defective freezer on the drive-in’s premises, according to the Southeast Texas Record, but his injury lawsuit does not specify how the allegedly defective freezer contributed to his fall.

Warren claims that the fall caused injury to his knee, and requests damages for past and future mental anguish, pain, medical costs and lost wages, according to the news source.

He has claimed that the defendants, the Sonic Drive-In and supervisor Doug Cole, were negligent in failing to provide their employee with safe working conditions. It is also alleged that the defendants did not remedy the dangerous situation, and failed to supervise Warren and instruct him about how to properly perform his job, the news provider reports.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 234,840 nonfatal workplace accidents nationwide in 2008 that involved falls of some kind.