A Madison County man alleges he tripped and fell while using on the Alton Casino sidewalk.
Edward Kozicky filed the suit on Dec. 8 in Madison County Circuit Court against Alton Casino, alleging premises liability and negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was at the casino operated by the defendant on Dec. 26, 2014. While walking toward the parking lot, he allegedly tripped and fell on a raised portion of the walkway.
Kozicky claims the sidewalks were uneven with height differences of greater than one inch and were in need of repair, which the defendant failed to do. He also alleges Alton Casino failed to warn guests of the hazard and failed to inspect and repair the sidewalk, the suit states.
As a result of the fall, the plaintiff claims he injured his rotator cuff enough to require surgery and the permanent placement of hardware in his shoulder. He is also experiencing and will experience pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills and other out-of-pocket expenses, according to the complaint.
The plaintiff seeks at least $50,000 plus court costs and attorney fees. He is represented by Michael Glisson of Williamson, Webster, Falb & Glisson of Alton.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 15-L-1541