A federal judge has ruled there is sufficient evidence to allow a lawsuit to proceed alleging Dollar Tree knew about a potentially dangerous detergent spill in one of its stores and had time to clean it before it allegedly caused a slip and fall.

Dollar Tree had filed a motion for summary judgment in plaintiff Gregory Nelson’s personal injury lawsuit against the retailer, however, U.S. District Judge Joel Slomsky of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that the lawsuit could move forward.

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