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J.C. Penney sued over alleged injuries

By Louisiana Record reports | Feb 11, 2014

GRETNA – A corporate retailer is being sued by a customer who claims she was injured in a slip and fall on the premises.

Jeanette Perry filed suit against J.C. Penney Corporation Inc. and Granite State Insurance Company in the 24th Judicial District Court on Feb. 3.

Perry claims she was shopping at the J.C. Penney located in the Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie when she slipped on a foreign substance and fell to the floor. The plaintiff asserts she received serious injuries in the incident.

The defendant is accused of failing to provide proper maintenance and keep premises safe, failing to make of take timely inspection of the area, failing to properly train and supervise methods of maintenance, not knowing of the danger, allowing a danger to exist and failing to have kept the area clean and in proper working condition.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for medical expenses, physical pain and suffering, mental pain and suffering, loss of earnings, loss of earning capacity, permanent disability and legal interest.

Perry is represented by J. Bart Kelly III of New Orleans-based of Law Office of Alvendia, Kelly & Demarest LLC.

The case has been assigned to Division N Judge Stephen D. Enright Jr.

Case no. 735-098.

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