GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman is seeking damages after a box fell on her head.
Emilia Pellerano filed a suit against Family Dollar Stores of Louisiana Inc., doing business as Family Dollar Stores, and XYZ Insurance Co. in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging negligence.
According to the claim, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place Sept. 2, 2016, at a Family Dollar in Kenner. The suit states that the plaintiff was injured when a heavy box on a shelf in the bathroom fell on her head.
The defendant is accused of negligence by failing to place the box in a safe location, failing to warn of danger and negligence in management.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Meagan Smith of the Law Office of Miguel A. Elias in Kenner.
The case has been assigned to Division L Judge Donald A. Rowan Jr.
24th Judicial District Court case number 774677