Woman files slip-and-fall suit against Dollar General

By Annie Cosby | Dec 17, 2014

ROMNEY – A Hampshire County woman is suing over claims she was injured when she fell in a Dollar General store.

Shirley Brown filed a lawsuit Dec. 9 in Hampshire Circuit Court against Dolgencorp, doing business as Dollar General, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Brown was at the Dollar General store on Hannas Road in Sunrise Summit on Dec. 16, 2012, when she slipped on soap that had been spilled on the floor and fell, sustaining injuries to her leg, knee, shoulder and back. The defendant is accused of negligence in failing to maintain the premises in a safe condition for customers or warn the plaintiff of the dangerous condition.

Brown is represented by attorney Lawrence E. Sherman Jr. of Romney. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Charles E. Parsons.

Hampshire Circuit Court case number: 14-C-146

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