Peter Luger Slipped Up By Its Own Steak Juice

Famous Long Island and Brooklyn steakhouse Peter Luger lost a bid to have a slip-and-fall case against it dismissed when Nassau County Supreme Court Justice F. Dana Winslow found that circumstantial evidence supported plaintiff’s proposition that the brown oily substance she slipped on was steak juices one of its waiters spilled. In Chang v. Peter Luger of Long Island Inc., NYLJ 1202567877271, decided August 9, 2012, the plaintiff slipped on a step leading to one of the restaurant’s dining rooms and alleged that the restaurant was liable for negligently maintaining its premises. Based upon the decision, it seems that all … Read the rest