Andrey Burin Apr. 2, 2015, 3:14pm


NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans woman is suing Wal-Mart after allegedly slipping on a piece of fruit at the chain's Tchoupitoulas Street location and suffering subsequent personal injury.

Angelle Myers filed suit against Wal-Mart Louisiana LLC in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Feb. 13.

The plaintiff asserts she was shopping at the Wal-Mart store on March 9, 2014 at which time she slipped and fell on a piece of fruit, causing her damage. Myers accuses Wal-Mart Louisiana of failing to provide a safe environment for patrons, failing to warn of unsafe conditions, failing to maintain the premises properly as well as other alleged acts of negligence that caused the incident. The plaintiff claims that she suffered severe and grievous injury both of the physical and mental sort.

The plaintiff seeks an unspecified amount in damages for medical expenses, mental and physical pain and suffering, residual disability and loss of use.

The plaintiff is represented by Tim L. Fields of New Orleans.

This case has been assigned to Divison E Judge Clare Jupiter.

Case no. 2015- 01437.

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