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KAZAN, November 22. /TASS/. Elderly woman from Kazan Taisiya Andreeva accepted the terms of the settlement agreement proposed by the representatives of IKEA as part of the trial and will receive 200,000 rubles ($3,139) from the company as a compensation for the injured leg, press secretary of the Kazan's Soviet District court told TASS.
Initially, the plaintiff demanded a compensation of 1 mln rubles ($15,614).
"The court approved a settlement agreement between the parties. As a financial compensation, Andreeva will receive 100,000 rubles ($1,562) and the same amount as a compensation for moral damage," the court’s representative said.
According to the materials of the case, Andreeva was injured in IKEA store in Kazan back in 2013, but claimed compensation later, referring to the costs of treatment for her leg - 69-year-old woman had cut it on the rack. Andreeva filed a claim for 1 mln rubles ($15,614) in early October 2016.
IKEA is a Dutch production and trading company, the owner of one of the largest store chains for f furniture and household goods in the world.