BELLEVILLE — A grocery store patron is suing Save-A-Lot Food Stores Ltd., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries in a slip and fall.
Eddie Hobson filed a complaint on March 24 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Save-A-Lot Food Store Ltd. alleging that the store operator breached its duty to maintain a safe premises.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 20, 2015, he was walking down an aisle inside defendant's Save-A-Lot Food Store #412 when he slipped on standing water at the front of the store's freezers.
He claims he sustained injuries because of the fall that resulted in pain, wage loss and medical treatment expenses.
The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to remove or wipe up the water on the floor and failed to warn plaintiff of the dangerous condition.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in an amount in excess of $50,000 and for any further relief that is just and proper.
He is represented by Gary K. Burger of Burger Law in St. Louis.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-152