Outback Steakhouse Slip and Fall Lawsuit Results in $2.75M Federal Jury Verdict

A federal jury awarded $2.75 million to a plaintiff in a slip and fall case against Outback Steakhouse, a popular chain restaurant. The trial centered around the issue of causation and damages, after Outback admitted liability just before the trial began. The restaurant had been facing the possibility of an adverse inference against them for failing to preserve enough video evidence. The incident occurred at an Outback Steakhouse in Southington, Connecticut. The plaintiff alleged that they slipped and fell due to a hazardous condition on the premises, resulting in serious injuries. The jury deliberated and … Read more