Woman alleges RaceTrac Petroleum failed to warn of wet floor that caused fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – A St. Charles Parish couple alleges the wife was injured at a Kenner gas station because of a wet floor.

Daphne Alford and Joe Alford filed a complaint on March 1 in the 24th Judicial District Court against RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. and ABC insurance company.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs are seeking damages for an incident that place on Feb. 27, 2018, when the plaintiffs were at RaceTrac's Kenner property. The suit states Daphne Alford was caused to slip and fall on a wet area near the entrance of the gas station and injured her back and knee. The suit states at the time, a manager had been mopping and/or waxing the area of the store and no warning was provided.

RaceTrac is accused of negligence.

The plaintiffs are seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. They are represented by Jessica M. Vasquez of Vasquez Law Office in New Orleans.

The case has been assigned to Division D Judge Scott U. Schlegel.

The 24th Judicial District Court case number 792494

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