BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing a carpenter after she allegedly injured herself when she fell through a hole in the floor.
Robyn O'Donnell filed a complaint on Dec. 29 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Ryan Shelton, alleging the contractor failed to maintain the premises in a safe condition.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 21, she was a business invitee on the premises where the defendant was working when she fell through a hole in a floor that was covered with soft plastic.
As a result, she claims she sustained serious injuries and medical expenses.
The plaintiff alleges Shelton failed to provide warning of the dangerous condition.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount exceeding $50,000, plus costs of this suit and any other just and proper relief.
She is represented by Andrew T. Toennies and Rodney D. Fourez of Lashly & Baer PC in St Louis.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 16-L-679