Home Décor Liquidators denies liability in shopper’s slip and fall suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 12, 2016, 10:14am


Home Décor Liquidators denies liability in a woman’s lawsuit alleging the tripped and fell in a pot hole in the store’s parking lot.

Donna Dinteman filed a lawsuit on Oct. 31 against Home Décor Liquidators LLC, James Combs, Ryan Sy, Hilliker Corporation and Hilliker Properties LLC.

According to the complaint, Dinteman claims she was in the parking lot of the Home Décor Liquidators store when she allegedly tripped on a pot hole, crack or fissure and fell. As a result, she alleges she sustained injuries.

She alleges the defendants failed to properly maintain the parking lot, the suit states.

Home Décor Liquidators answered the complaint on Dec. 14 through attorney David Hesi of Bingley Hart & Hesi in Oklahoma City. It denied liability in the alleged incident.

Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot scheduled a status conference for Jan. 19 at 9 a.m.

The plaintiff seeks damages in excess of $50,000.

Dinteman is represented by The Simon Law Firm in St. Louis.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 15-L-599

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