Plaintiff is a resident of Washoe County, Nevada. Defendant Wal–Mart Stores, Inc. (“Wal–Mart”) is the owner and operator of a property known as Wal–Mart, located in Washoe County, Nevada. (Compl. 1–2 (# 1 Ex. 1).) On or about February 3, 2008, Plaintiff was walking from the bathroom to the check-out counter at Wal–Mart where she left her cart. (Id.
6.) During the walk, Plaintiff slipped, allegedly as a result of a negligently maintained floor, and fell, hitting her left shoulder, forearm and head on a soda machine. (Id.
) As a result of this fall, Plaintiff sustained “severe physical injury,” including a left shoulder fracture and neck and back injuries. (Id.
6, 12) Plaintiff alleges that her fall and the resulting injuries were caused by the negligence of Defendant, “who failed to properly construct, maintain and/or inspect the floors and/or failed to warn Plaintiff” of the danger. (Id.
11.) She contends that as a result of her injuries, she has been absent from her employment and will in the future be absent from her employment, resulting in a loss of earnings and earning capacity. (Id.