Customer sues Discount Decorating for dropped shelf

Ann Knef Aug. 3, 2005, 11:18am

Discount Decorating Outlet in Fairview Heights and two of its employees are being sued by a customer whose foot was injured when a shelf was dropped on it.

Lisa Anderson of Madison County filed suit in St. Clair County July 29 claiming the store and employees Heather Savage and Sheila Gehner--who were carrying a display cabinet--were negligent for allowing a shelf to fall on her foot July 30, 2003.

"Plaintiff suffered great pain, permanent disability and mental anguish," the complaint states.

The three-count suits seeks in excess of $60,000.

Anderson is represented by Eric M. Rhein of Belleville.

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