Senior Woman Who Fell into Oil Pit Loses Case in Appeals Court

Michigan resident Dorothy Urben was 80 years old at the time of the incident

By Raluca Anghel on January 15th, 2013 10:33 GMT

A Court of Appeals ruled against a woman suing an oil shop after falling into a pit, at a station.

Spee-Dee Lube executes oil changes, which is why the judge ruled that having an oil pit was not exactly an “unusual condition” for their business, Click on Detroit indicates.

Apart from that, Dorothy Urben, of Flat Rock, Michigan, was 80 years old when she fell into that pit. Needless to say, she wasn't looking down when she walked into it, according to her statement in court.

Urben's case was originally heard by a judge in Wayne County, who did not dismiss her suit against the shop. It was after they appealed that she lost the chance to a settlement.

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