Woman stabbed while shopping at retail store

Location: Pennsylvania
Plaintiff: Tennessee woman
Defendant: Retail store
Amount: Confidential
Alleged Injuries: Negligence, and negligent infliction of emotional distress after a young woman was attacked and stabbed multiple times by a third party criminal assailant


A young woman and her mother were shopping in a retail store when a third party criminal assailant attacked the young woman, stabbing her with a knife multiple times. She suffered serious and permanent injuries as a result. Wilkes Law Firm represented this woman in an action based on the store’s failure to provide adequate security for its patrons. The matter was confidentially resolved during trial.