“O’Neil is alleging that while she shopped there on Oct. 19, 1999, a creature that appeared to be a lizard jumped out of a tropical plant display, and she tripped over the animal. As a result, she experienced extreme pain and suffering, and permanent injuries, resulting in loss of earnings and the need for hospital care, according to the summons.

“The lawsuit does not tell how the creature got into the store, or what happened to it afterward.”

Finger Lakes Times
I see the stupidity isn’t limited to the big city.