GRETNA – A woman claims she fell to the ground when a drain cover broke under her.
Melinda Jakubielski filed a suit Feb. 2 against Bone and Joint Clinic LLC, 4633 Wichers Building LLC, ABC Insurance Co. 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 on Feb. 3, 2017. The plaintiff was at the defendant's property when her foot fell through a drain cover on the floor, which caused her to fall and strike the floor, causing permanent physical injury.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to maintain the property or warn of such danger.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Cheryl Ann McAnespy-Smith in Harvey.
The case has been assigned to Division J Judge Stephen Grefer.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case No. is 780250.