Tia Benton Jan. 18, 2013, 12:31pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local Winn-Dixie grocery store is being sued by a woman claiming she slipped and fell on an aisle while shopping.

Shewanda Hubbard filed a lawsuit against Winn Dixie Montgomery, LLC in the Orleans Parish Central District Court. Hubbard claims she slipped and fell suddenly in a puddle of water that had accumulated on the floor of the defendant's store located on Chef Menteur Highway here in New Orleans.

The plaintiff is accused of failure to maintain the floors for public safety, failure to thoroughly inspect premises and all other acts of negligence or strict liability.

An unspecified amount is sought for all damages including, but not exclusively, lost wages, loss of function, medical expenses and mental pain and anguish.

The plaintiff is represented by Michael J. Begoun of Wolfe, Begoun & Pick, LLC.

This case has been assigned to Division N Judge Ethel S. Julien.

Case no. 2012-10322.

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