Jack Bianciotto Jan. 23, 2014, 1:34pm

A woman is suing Wal-Mart after she fell and fractured her knee.

Rita Allen filed a lawsuit Jan. 16 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., citing negligence.

The complaint states that on June 8, Allen was a customer at Wal-Mart in Jerseyville when she slipped on a wet spot on the floor and fell, causing her to fracture her right knee.

Allen is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.

She is being represented in the case by attorney James E. Gorman of Lucco, Brown, Threlkeld and Dawson LLP.

Madison County Circuit Court Case No. 14-L-77.

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