CHARLESTON - A woman is suing Gabriel Brothers Inc. for injuries she claims her child sustained while on its premises.
AMCP Retail Acquisition Corporation was also named as a defendant in the suit.
On Jan. 4, Elijah Bryant was injured when shelving fell on his head at a Gabriel Brothers store in Beckley, according to a complaint filed Oct. 1 in Kanawha Circuit Court.
Heather Bryant claims her son, who was 7 years old at the time of the incident, sustained injuries and damages.
The defendants were negligent in failing to properly employ, instruct, train, manage and supervise the employees of the store, which caused Elijah Bryant's injuries, according to the suit.
Heather Bryant claims her son sustained pain and suffering, has incurred medical expenses and suffered other damages.
The defendants negligently failed to maintain the shelving in a safe manner, according to the suit.
Heather Bryant is seeking compensatory and punitive damages. She is being represented by Christopher J. Heavens of Heavens Law Firm PLLC.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Carrie Webster.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 13-C-1852