Under the mode-of-operation theory, 'a plaintiff establishes a prima facie case of negligence upon presentation of evidence that the mode of operation of the defendant's business gives rise to a foreseeable risk of injury to customers and that the plaintiff's injury was proximately caused by an accident within the zone of risk,' pursuant to Kelly v. Stop and Shop, a 2007 decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Mason v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
May 9, 2012
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