EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County mother and daughter blame Walmart and a local liquor store for selling alcohol to individuals who later pushed a child through a glass window.
Cheyane Rhyne and Dawn Rhyne filed a complaint on July 16 in Madison County Circuit Court against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Laxmiji Enterprises Inc., which owns Corral Liquor in Wood River.
According to the complaint, Cheyane sustained internal and external injuries when she was caused to be pushed through a window on Sept. 15, 2017.
The suit names Timothy Fee and/or Nicole McCane as having been responsible for the child's injuries, and alleges violations of the Dram Shop Act.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek damages of more than $50,000. They are represented by Michael P. Glisson and Timothy J. Chartrand of Williamson. Webster, Falb & Glisson in Alton.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 18-L-897