GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she slipped in a Dollar General.
Andrea Shepherd filed a suit against DolgenCorp LLC, doing business as Dollar General Store, in the 24th Judicial District Court on Aug. 29.
According to the claim, the plaintiff was a customer of the defendant's location in Marrero on Feb. 23 when the incident occurred. The suit states that the plaintiff was caused to slip and fall on the wet floor, after which the defendant placed a wet floor sign in the area.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to keep the floors in a reasonably safe condition, failing to place the warning sign in the appropriate timing and overall negligence.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. She is represented by Anthony L. Glorioso in Gretna.
The case has been assigned to Division K Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 764229