CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman has filed a suit against a gas station in St. Albans after she slipped and fell in the store.

Joanna Allen filed the suit Sept. 5 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Go-Mart Inc.

According to the suit, Allen was a customer at the Go-Mart on MacCorkle Avenue in St. Albans on Jan. 6, 2008.

While there, she slipped and fell on a hazardous area on the premises. Allen claims she was exercising extraordinary care at the time.

According to the suit, Go-Mart displayed negligence and failure to keep its stores and premises in a reasonably safe condition.

Allen claims she suffered physical pain and suffering, mental anguish, limitations in her activities and a diminution of her ability to enjoy life.

Allen seeks damages for her pain and suffering, medical bills and related costs and court costs.

Attorney William Harding is representing Allen. The case has been assigned to Judge James Stucky.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number 08-C-1714

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