GRETNA – A couple is seeking damages claim that the wife was caused to fall in a Walmart.
Ann Lam and Kien Lam filed a suit against Walmart Stores Inc., Walmart Louisiana LLC and XYZ Insurance Co. in the 24th Judicial District Court on July 1.
According to the claim, Ann Lam was a guest at the Walmart store No. 1342 located at 300 W. Esplanade Ave. in Kenner on July 4, 2015, when the incident occurred. The suit states that while the woman was shopping, she encountered a slippery substance on the ground, which caused her to fall and be injured.
The defendants are accused of negligence through failing to properly maintain the premises of the store, failing to warn of the condition and failing to inspect the property for dangers.
The plaintiffs are seeking an unspecified amount in damages. They are represented by Dennis E. Rinck Jr. and Michael S. Brandner Jr. of Brandner Law Firm LLC in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division C Judge June Berry Darensburg.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 762523