Patient sues over trip, fall at assisted living facility

By Carrie Bradon | May 23, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A resident is suing a Maryville assisted living facility, alleging she was caused to trip and fall over a protruding door threshold.

Jonella Clements filed a complaint May 14 in Madison County Circuit Court against Cambridge House of Maryville II Inc., and Gardant Management Solutions Inc., alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, Clements was a resident at Cambridge House, located at 6960 State Road 162 in Maryville. On March 1, Clements claims he tripped and fell over a protruding door threshold that the defendant had allowed to exist.

The plaintiff alleges the plaintiff sustained extensive injuries to her head, body and limbs, including a broken ankle. Clements claims she sustained medical expenses, pain and suffering.

Clements seeks damages in excess of $50,000 and costs of the suit. She is represented by attorneys John H. Hustava of Collinsville and by Bruce E. Mattea of The Mattea Law Firm in Collinsville.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 19-L-680

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