Madison - St. Clair Record

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Customer alleges injuries from motorized cart at Weekends Only

By Molly English-Bowers | Apr 28, 2016

BELLEVILLE – A customer at the Fairview Heights Weekends Only store is suing over injuries she allegedly received while using one of the store's motorized carts.

Wilfriede Ferguson of Missouri filed the suit April 12 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Weekends Only Inc., citing negligence.

Ferguson was shopping inside the defendant's store at 51 Commerce Lane in Fairview Heights on May 3, 2014, the suit states. She claims she sat in one of the store's motorized carts and began shopping. Suddenly and without warning, the cart allegedly broke and the plaintiff fell backward, sustaining serious injuries.

Ferguson alleges the defendant should have known the cart was defective, failed to train its employees proper inspection methods and employees failed to inspect the cart for defects.

The plaintiff alleges she experienced injuries to her head, neck and back, the function of those injured body parts will be impaired and diminished in the future and the her ability to work has been greatly impaired.

Ferguson seeks judgment in an amount greater than $50,000, post-judgment interest until the payment is satisfied and court costs. She is represented by Ashley Vaughan of Brown & Crouppen PC in St. Louis.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 16-L-215

Want to get notified whenever we write about St. Clair County Circuit Court ?

Sign-up Next time we write about St. Clair County Circuit Court, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

St. Clair County Circuit Court