BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured when she fell off a pilates reformer at the Belleville Health and Sports Center.
Delana Parker and Jeff Parker filed a complaint on Feb. 9, in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Protestant Memorial Medical Center, doing business as Belleville Health and Sports Center, alleging it breached its duty to provide a safe environment.
According to the complaint, Delana Parker alleges that on Oct. 12, 2015, she was a customer at the Belleville Health and Sports Center when she allegedly fell while using a pilates reformer.
As a result, she claims she sustained severe injuries that resulted in physical pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life and medical expenses. Jeff Parker claims he suffered loss of consortium.
The plaintiffs allege the defendants failed to inspect the equipment to ascertain that it is in proper working condition.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in excess of $50,000, plus costs of this suit.
They are represented by Joseph A. Bartholomew of Cook, Ysursa, Bartholomew, Brauer & Shevlin Ltd. in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-66