Boomtown Casino sued by woman who twisted ankle after stepping in 'sticky' substance

Kyle Barnett Aug. 1, 2012, 12:00am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is suing a Kenner casino for injuries she claims occurred on its premises.

Peggy Ridge has filed suit against Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. of Delaware and Boom Town Casino on July 5. Ridge claims she was sitting and that when she attempted to get out of her seat her foot stuck to the floor causing her to twist her ankle. The plaintiff claims her foot got caught on a sticky substance.

The defendant is accused of failing to adequately clean its flooring and having an unreasonably sticky surface on the floor.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for pain and suffering, mental pain and suffering, medical expenses, impairment of enjoyment of living and inconvenience.

Ridge is represented by Houma-based attorney Howard Lucas Marcello.

The case has been assigned to Division C Judge June Berry Darensburg.

Case no. 716-758.

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