Kyle Barnett Mar. 8, 2014, 10:18am

GRETNA – A local cellular phone store is being sued by a customer who claims she was injured after being struck by a vinyl sign when attempting to enter the premises.

Angel M. Troglien filed suit against AT&T Mobility Services LLC, AT&T Louisiana and their insurer in the 24th Judicial District Court on Feb. 18.

Troglien asserts she was entering the AT&T store located at 1831 Manhattan Blvd. in in Harvey on Feb. 26, 2013 when a vinyl sign swung out and struck her in the face and body. The plaintiff claims she was injured and had to seek medical treatment due to the incident.

The defendant is accused of failing to properly secure the sign, failing to place the sign in a safe location, failing to provide a safe passage for patrons, failing to warn of the sign, failing to use reasonable care, failing to provide a safe premises for patrons and placing a sign too low in the store.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for medical treatment, pain, mental anguish, loss of sleep and proper rest and medication.

Troglien is represented by David D. Bravo of the New Orleans-based Bravo Law Firm.

The case has been assigned to Division K Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach.

Case no. 735-588.

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