Woman awarded $151,000 after slipping on grape at Woolworths loses on appeal

A Sydney woman awarded $151,000 after slipping on a grape in a Woolworths supermarket has lost her case on appeal.

Colleen McQuillan had successfully sued the supermarket giant after falling over in the fruit and vegetable section of the Leichhardt store in November 2012.

But the NSW court of appeal on Monday upheld Woolworths’ appeal and dismissed McQuillan’s claim, finding the company had not been negligent over the grape, which the three judges said had been of an unknown colour.

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