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Woman alleges injuries from fall at Glen Carbon Goodwill

By Michael Abella | Jan 9, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing Goodwill after she allegedly fell at the Glen Carbon store.

Dora Orasco filed a complaint on Dec. 21 in Madison County Circuit Court against Mers/Missouri Goodwill Industries, alleging the thrift store operator breached its duty to provide a safe environment.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 16, 2015, she was at the Goodwill store in Glen Carbon when she fell and was injured due to the store's defective racking.

The plaintiff alleges Goodwill negligently allowed its display rack to remain unstable, causing a trip hazard.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in a fair and reasonable amount exceeding $50,000, costs of this suit and such other just and proper relief.

She is represented by William K. Meehan of Meehan Law Firm in University City, Mo.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-1735

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