Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 16, 2016, 7:21pm


Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis granted voluntary dismissal against CKE Restaurant Holdings in a customer’s lawsuit alleging she slipped and fell in the Hardee’s parking lot.

Plaintiff Georgia Gurley filed a motion for voluntary dismissal of her claims against CKE Restaurant Holdings Inc. on July 21. Her claims against defendant North Star Foods LLC have not been dismissed.

Ruth dismissed CKE Restaurant Holdings without prejudice on July 29.

Gurley filed her lawsuit on June 21. She claims she was at the Staunton Hardee’s on April 8 when she allegedly tripped and fell in the parking lot while exiting her vehicle.

She claims she suffered broken ribs and a fractured pelvis. As a result, she claims she has to use a walker, the suit states.

Gurley alleges the defendant failed to maintain a safe means of egress for elderly customers who use the parking spot, failed to keep the parking area free of debris and allowed negligently decorative river rocks to be on the walkway.

The plaintiff seeks a judgment of more than $50,000.

She is represented by Greg Roosevelt of Roosevelt Law Office in Edwardsville.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-866

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