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Date: 01-20-2023

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Jane Doe v. Hospitality Solutions, Inc. d/b/a America's Best Value Inn

Case Number: 4:21-cv-00591

Judge: James M. Moody, Jr.

Court: Circuit Court, Little Rock, Arkansas

Plaintiff's Attorney: Meredith Moore, Denise Reid Hoggard, Lauren Manatt, Eric Wewers

Defendant's Attorney: Bradey Camille Baltz, David M. Donovan, Jennifer S. Harrison

Description: Little Rock, Arkansas personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued defendant on a negligence premises liability theory.

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Jane Doe sued Defendant claiming that it negligently and/or intentionally allowed its property to be used by others to sex trafficked her from August to December 2019 in Defendant's motel.

Defendant denied wrongdoing and claimed that it had no reason to suspect that sex trafficking of the Plaintiff or any other personal at the motel. It also claimed that it could not control whether a personal on the premises consumed illegal drugs as the Plaintiff claimed to have done.

The elements of a personal injury claim are: (1) Failure on the part of the Defendant to exercise due care, (2) damages and/or injuries caused to Plaintiff, and (3) a direct casual relationship between 1 and 2.

Business owners owe a duty of due care in the maintenance and operation of their businesses to minimize the risk of injury or death to business invitees.

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Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $600,000.00.

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