Eataly Buyer Sues After Allegedly Slipping on a Piece of Prosciutto

Eataly Boston is being sued by a lady who alleges that she slipped on a chunk of prosciutto on the ground of the Italian specialty meals market and broke her ankle.

In keeping with the criticism obtained by PEOPLE, Alice Cohen of Gilford, NH is in search of damages that might exceed $50,000.

The incident happened on Oct. 7, 2022, when Cohen was procuring at Eataly Boston on the Prudential Middle and “approached an space of the premises the place meals samples have been being supplied to patrons.” She slipped on a chunk of the dry cured ham, sustaining a left ankle damage and fracture, in keeping with the criticism.

Cohen alleges within the lawsuit, which was filed on Friday, that Eataly did not “be sure that the ground was free from unnecessarily harmful circumstances” and did not “adequately stop and take away hazards from the premises.”

“As a direct, proximate and foreseeable results of the negligence of Eataly Boston, Alice Cohen sustained bodily accidents, a lack of enjoyment of life, ache and struggling and incurred obligatory medical bills for medical care and a spotlight,” the criticism state.

Cohen and her husband, Ronald, are suing for “an quantity enough to compensate them totally and pretty for all accidents and damages, together with bodily and emotional ache and struggling, lack of consortium.” (Consortium is a authorized time period for the lack of companionship.)

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A consultant for Eataly didn’t reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.

The corporate operates eight areas within the U.S. in main cities together with New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Eataly’s three-story Boston location, which opened in November 2016, options a number of eating places, a pastry lab, a espresso store, a butcher, a gelato counter and a big selection of retail merchandise.

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