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East St. Louis woman files suit over alleged burn injuries sustained in childhood

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2017

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BELLEVILLE – An East St. Louis woman has filed a suit against a deceased man over burn injuries she alleges she sustained nearly 20 years ago.

Kendrea Lindsey filed a complaint on Aug. 4 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Robert Garrett, deceased, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 26, 1999, she was a guest at Garrett's home as a minor child when another child knocked a pot of boiling grease off of the stove. The grease allegedly splashed onto the plaintiff's body. 

As a result, she claims she sustained severe burns over her body that caused her to suffer pain, discomfort, mental anguish, medical expenses and disfigurement. .

The plaintiff seeks damages of more than $50,000, costs incurred for this action and any further relief as the court deems just and proper. 

She is represented by Hrant "Hud" Norsigian of Norsigian Law Office LLC in O'Fallon.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-420

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