CHARLESTON - A woman who was allegedly injured while in McDonald's is suing the restaurant for her injuries.

On Oct. 25, 2011, Tonie Lynn Tuttle was a customer at McDonald's when she fell and became injured, according to a complaint filed Aug. 14 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Tuttle claims the defendant was negligent in the maintenance and upkeep of its facility and its failure to maintain a safe environment for its customers.

McDonald's had a duty to maintain a safe environment for its customers and failed to do so, according to the suit.

Tuttle claims she suffered damages, including permanent physical injury; medical expenses; mental anguish; pain and suffering; annoyance and inconvenience; loss of enjoyment of life; loss of income; and loss of earning capacity.

Tuttle is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. She is being represented by G. Patrick Jacobs of the Law Office of G. Patrick Jacobs.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Charles E. King.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 13-C-1548

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