Harvard Law School professor emeritus and civil liberties advocate Alan Dershowitz is suing TD Garden for a fall he suffered during a Celtics game back in 2012.
The Globe reports Dershowitz is blaming the arena for a lack of paper in towels in the bathroom where he says he fell. He suffered a knee injury.
A complaint was filed in Suffolk Superior Court on Friday.
“The bathroom at this time — and plaintiff believes for at least 60 minutes before his entry into the restroom — had no paper towels to allow male patrons to dry their hands post washing of them. This dangerous condition allowed water from the recently washed hands of each of the myriad bathroom users to drip or be ‘shaken’ onto the floor, negligently creating a hazardous situation for all users.”
The fall happened during Game 3 of the 2012 Eastern Conference finals, which the Celtics won 101-91 over the Miami Heat. Dershowitz has been a Celtics season ticket holder since 1965.
The complaint says medical bills totaled $5,984.22, including $1,150 for an ambulance ride. Dershowitz is also seeking an unspecified amount as compensation for “economic and intangible damages.”
What do you think of lawsuit against TD Garden, filed by Alan Dershowitz, that blames a lack of paper towels in a bathroom for a fall?