• He was aware that there were shells, but some of them had peanuts still in them, an unexpected hazard.

    (I’m making this up.)

  • I find for the plaintiff in the amount of the $6 cover charge. I find for the defendant in the amount of attorney fees, not to exceed Texas minimum wage for hours spent, not to exceed 40 hours.

  • Bah, he’s suing for peanuts.

  • Sounds like the perfect facts for application of the Open & Obvious Doctrine: See, Rebecca Johnson, v. Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon of Kentucky, Inc., No. 1998–CA–000831–MR, 997 S.W.2d 490 (Ky. Ct. App. 1999)