Q: I need a copy of the store video where I fell and broke my pelvis. Can a citizen get a subpoena?
I fell at a Big Lots store in June of this year. I maintain that the clerk filled the sack with too many items, making it too heavy to lift; and that I may have tripped on a mat, causing me to fall and break my pelvis. In August I started a medical payments only claim with their headquarters in Ohio, which they denied on October 20. I am now considering a small claims suit against them and need to know if I can initiate a subpoena served to a store manager here in Fayetteville or if it has to be served to their adjuster at their Ohio headquarters, who has possession of the video.
A: I suggest serving the subpoena on the company's registered agent. That is legally sufficient. While this information may be located on line, it is provided below:
Big Lots Stores, Inc.
c/o Corporation Service Company
40 Technology Parkway South, Suite 300
Norcross, GA 30092
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