ELIZABETH – A Roane County woman says she suffered injuries
when she tripped on a sidewalk while exiting a Wirt County filling station.
Leslie A. Sullivan filed a lawsuit May 12 in Wirt Circuit
Court against Little General Store Inc., alleging premises liability and
According to the complaint, during a Dec. 10 visit to the
Little General Store, Sullivan exited the building, unaware there was an offset
between the front sidewalk and the parking lot. Although a painted safety line
was present, the suit says it was invisible from the storefront, allowing the
plaintiff to fall and break two lower leg bones and her ankle. No verbal warning signs were posted, the complaint also says. As a
result of the accident, Sullivan was taken to the hospital, underwent multiple
surgeries and faces ongoing medical expenses.
Sullivan seeks a jury trial and punitive and compensatory damages,
interest and litigation fees. She is represented by attorney Todd Wiseman of the
Wiseman Law Firm PLLC in Vienna.
Judge Robert A. Waters is assigned to the case.
Wirt Circuit Court Case number 16-C-13