Woman blames Daily Bread food pantry for head injuries

By Annie Hunt | Dec 29, 2015

RIPLEY – A Jackson County woman alleges she suffered severe injuries when she fell through a faulty door opening at a food pantry.


RIPLEY – A Jackson County woman alleges she suffered severe injuries when she fell through a faulty door opening at a food pantry.

Barbara Ray filed a suit in Jackson Circuit Court on Dec. 18 against Daily Bread Community Food Pantry and St. John’s Episcopal Church, alleging negligence leading to personal injury.

According to her complaint, Ray was volunteering at the food pantry on Dec. 18, 2013, when she fell through a faulty door opening and struck her head, which caused serious physical and mental pain over a sustained period of time.

Ray seeks compensation for her injuries and damages, together with litigation costs and prejudgment and post–judgment interest. She is represented by Kevin C. Harris and Eric J. Holmes of the Law Office of Harris and Holmes PLLC in Ripley. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Thomas C. Evans III.

Jackson Circuit Court Case number 15-C-156

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