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McDonald’s sued after woman allegedly injured in fall in grease

By Louisiana Record reports | Apr 2, 2014

GRETNA – A customer at a local McDonald's is suing after allegedly slipping and falling on grease.

Patrina Franklin, and husband Wilfred, filed suit against Three Brown Girls LLC, McDonald’s Restaurant, McDonald’s Restaurants of Louisiana Inc. and Scottsdale Insurance Company in the 24th Judicial District Court on March 10.

Franklin claims she was a customer at the McDonald’s located at 3407 Lapalco Blvd. in Harvey on March 18, 2013 when she stepped in a greasy area while walking across the floor and fell. The plaintiff alleges she received severe and disabling injuries in the incident.

The defendant is accused of failing to properly maintain the premises, failing to warn guests of the hazard, failing to adequately inspect the property, placing their guest in a perilous situation, creating a hazardous condition and failing to correct a known defect.

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

Franklin is represented by attorney John D. Sileo of New Orleans.

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

Case no. 736-309.

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