Yolanda Martinez Aug. 14, 2013, 3:53pm

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans woman is suing a local super market after she was allegedly injured in a slip and fall in a puddle of beer on the store’s floor.

Velbar Reimonenq filed suit against Winn-Dixie Montgomery LLC in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on July 10.

The suit claims that on Sept. 1, 2012, Reimonenq was shopping at the Winn-Dixie on Chef Menteur Highway. While walking down the beer aisle, the plaintiff allegedly slipped and fell on a puddle of beer that had leaked onto the floor. Reimonenq claims she suffered a contusion on her left knee, a back strain, nerve damage and inflammation.

The defendant is accused of negligence for failing to inspect floors and not instituting proper clean up procedures.

Damages in the amount of $75,000 are requested for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and legal interest.

The plaintiff is represented by Darleen M. Jacobs of the New Orlenas-based Law Offices of Darleen M. Jacobs.

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

Case no. 2013-06353.

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