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    SUPERIOR OURTOFTHEDISTRICTOF COLUMBIACNIL DIVISION h11ENNISJ. KUCINICH,12217MilanAvenueCleveland,H4411Plaintiff,

    v.RESTAURANT SSOCIATES,NC.c/oCT Corporationysteml0l5 l5'bStreet, .W.Ste. 000Washington,C 20005andCOMPASS ROUPUSA, NC.c/oCT Corporationystem1015s'hStreet, .W.Ste. 000Washington,C 20005andPERFORMANCEOODGROUPCO.c/oNationalRegisteredgents,nc.2300HillsboroRoadSuite 05Nashville,N 37212andFOODBUY, LCc/oCT Corporationystem1201Peachtreetreet, .E.Atlanta,GA 30361

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    preparedyagents nd/or mployeesf Restaurantssociates,nc.and/orCompass roupUSA,Inc.andcontaininglivessupplied y defendantserformanceoodGroup,nc.and/orFoodbuy,LLC.

    10. Saidsandwich rapwasunwholesomendunfit for human onsumption,n thatit was epresentedo contain ittedolives, etunknowno plaintiffcontainednunpitted liveoroliveswhichplaintiffdid not reasonablyxpecto bepresentn the oodpreparedor him,andcouldnot visuallydetect rior o consumption.

    1 . As a resultof consumingaidunfit andunwholesomeood,plaintiffsustainedserious ndpermanentental ndoral njuries equiring nultiple urgical nddental rocedures,andhassustainedtherdamagesswell, ncluding ignificant ain,suffering nd ossofenjoyment.

    COUNT - NEGLIGENCERESTAURANT SSOCIATES.INC. ND COMPASSGROUPUSA.INC.12. Plaintiffherebyncorporateshepreceding aragraphss f fully rewritten erein,I3. As entities ngagedn thebusinessf serving ood o customefs,efendants

    Restaurantssociates,nc.andCompass roupUSA, nc.haveaduty o exercise uecareandsee hat oodservedo theircustomerss wholesomend it for human onsumptionndmaybeeatenwithout ausingnjury.

    14. Defendantsestaurantssociatesnd/orCompass roupUSA,by and hroughtheiremployeesnd/or gents, reachedhisdutyby serving laintiff ood hatwasunwholesomeandunfit or human onsumption,n thatsaid oodcontainedangerousubstances,amely nolivepit, hata consumer ouldnot reasonablyxpecto find in the inalproduct erved.

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    15. As a directandproximateesultof defendants'foresaidegligence,laintiffhassufferederious ndpermanentnjuriesor whichhe s entitledorecover amages,ncluding utnot imited opastand uturedental ndmedical xpenses,ompensationor pain,suffering ndlossof enjoymentndotherdamages.

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    t6. Plaintiffherebyncorporatesheprecedingaragraphss f fully rewritten erein.17. As suppliersnddistributors f foodproductsor human onsumption,efendants

    PerformanceoodCroup, nc.andFoodbuy, LC haveaduty o exerciseuecareo see hat hefoodproductsupplied rewholesomend it for human onsumptionndmaybeeatenwithoutcausingnjury.

    18. DefendantserformanceoodGroup,Inc. nd/orFoodbuy, LC.,by and hroughtheiremployeesnd/or gents, reachedhis dutybysupplyingoodsubsequentlyonsumedyplaintiffthatwasunwholesomendunfit for human onsumption,n thatsaid oodcontaineddangerousubstances,amely nolivepit, thata consumer ouldnotreasonablyxpecto findin the inalproduct.

    19' As adirectandproximateesultof defendants'fbresaidegligence,laintiffhassufferederiousndpermanentnjuriesor whichhe s entitled o recover amages,ncluding utnot imited opastand uturedental ndmedical xpenses,ompensationorpain,suffering ndlossof enjoymentndotherdamages.

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    qJluNT III: BREACHOF IMPLI.ED,WARRAIT{.TYRESTAURANTASSOCIATES.INC. ND COMPASSGROUPUSA.INC.20. Plaintiffherebyncorpomtesheprecedingaragraphss f fully rewritten erein.21. As entities ngagedn thebusinessf servingood o customers,efendants

    Restaurantssociates,nc.andCompass roupUSA, nc. mpliedlywarrantedhat oodsoldbythem or consumption as it for theordinary urposesor which such oods reused, sprovided nderD.C.Code 28:2-101 tseq, ndD.C.Code 28:2-314nparticular.

    22. Defendants estaurantssociatesnd/orCompass roupUSA,by and hroughtheiremployeesnd/or gents, reachedhis mpliedwarranty y serving laintifffood hatwasunwholesomendunfit for human onsumption,n thatsaid oodcontainedangeroussubstances,amely nolivepit, thata coruumer ouldnot reasonablyxpecto find n the inalproduct erved.

    23, As a directandproximateesultof defendants'foresaidreash, laintiffhassufferederiousndpermanentnjuries orwhichhe s entitledo recover amages,ncluding utnot imited opastand uturedental ndmedical xpenses,ompensationorpain,suffering ndlossof enjoyment ndotherdamages.

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    24. Plaintiffherebyncorporatesheprecedingaragraphss f fully rewritten erein.25. Assuppliersnddistributors f foodproductsor human onsumption,efendantsPerformanceoodGroup,nc,andFoodbuy, LC impliedlywarrantedhat oodsoldbythemfor consumption,ncludinghe olives ncorporatedn the oodprovidedoplaintiff,was it for

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