GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages over claims that she was caused injury by a falling ladder in a store.
Katrina Gregory filed a suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Wal-Mart Louisiana LLC in the 24th Judicial District Court on July 11.
According to the claim, the plaintiff was a customer of the defendants' on Aug. 1, 2015, at the store in Metairie when the incident took place. The suit states that the plaintiff was shopping in the infant section when a ladder fell on her right foot, causing her to fall. She alleges it caused severe damages and injuries.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to inspect and keep the premises safe, failure to discover the dangerous condition of the ladder and failing to take reasonable steps to prevent the dangerous condition.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. She is represented by Tamara Kluger Jacobson, Robert G. Harvey Sr. and Hannon Vey LaPlace in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division J Judge Stephen C. Grefer.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 763321