Flour slip up lands Golden Dip Coatings in court

Ann Knef Jan. 8, 2007, 8:41am

Kerry Ingredients in Millstadt

Joseph Perrone is suing the owners of Golden Dip Coatings in Millstadt for injuries sustained while descending a flight of wooden stairs.

He claims an improperly installed makeshift wooden handrail, as well as flour and/or other slippery substances on the treads of the steps, caused him to slip and fall at the business located at 100 East Washington St. on Jan. 14, 2005.

According to the suit filed Jan. 5 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, Perrone injured various parts of his body. He claims pain, permanent disability and loss of normal life. He also claims medical expenses and lost wages.

Represented by B. Jay Dowling of Fairview Heights, Perrone is seeking in excess of $50,000 in damages, plus interest and costs.

Other named defendants include Kerry Inc., Kerry Ingredients, Kerry Americas and Doco Real Estate Co.

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