Business, 22.06.2019 00:00, RanTam
Aplaintiff brought a suit for negligence against an employee of a small grocery store. the plaintiff had slipped on an area of the floor that was wet due to the employee tipping over a large container of water. immediately after the plaintiff fell, the store manager asked the employee to tell him what happened, and made notes of the employeeâ€™s explanation. at trial, the plaintiff called the store manager who testified that he had spoken with the employee following the incident but could not remember what the employee said. the plaintiff provided the store manager with the notes. after reviewing the notes, the store manager stated that he could testify as to his conversation with the employee. the store manager then testified that the employee stated he had spilled the water but failed to put up a sign or clean it up, causing the plaintiff to fall. the employee objected to the store managerâ€™s testimony. is the store managerâ€™s testimony about the substance of the employeeâ€™s statements admissible? ayes, because the store manager created the notes of the employeeâ€™s explanation.