Kyle Barnett Jun. 2, 2014, 6:41am

GRETNA – Macy's is being sued by a customer who claims she was injured in a trip and fall over merchandise that was left on the floor of a local store.

Marta Isabel Hernandez filed suit against Macy’s Inc. in the 24th Judicial District Court on May 2.

Hernandez alleges that on May 4, 2013 she was a patron at the Macy’s located at 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Metairie where the incident occurred.

The defendant is accused of failing to remove hazards from the area, failing to warn of a dangerous condition, failing to properly inspect the premises, failing to use reasonable and ordinary care to protect patrons, failing to properly maintain the premises, permitting a foreseeable danger and hazardous condition, failing to post warning signs or posting ineffective and inadequate warning signs, failing to detect and remedy the defect, creating a hazardous condition, failing to have proper policies in place and failing to follow policies and procedures to avoid risk under the circumstances.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for physical pain and suffering physical disability, medical expenses and loss of enjoyment of life.

Hernandez is represented by Arthur O. Schott III of New Orleans-based Riguer Silva LC.

The case has been assigned to Division A Judge Raymond S. Steib Jr.

Case no. 738-062.

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