CHARLESTON – A Virginia man alleges he was injured at a Fayetteville home improvement store while making a delivery.
Christopher Billings filed a complaint Jan. 12 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Charleston Division against Lowe's Home Center LLC alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 13, 2017, he was working as a vendor at defendant's Lowe’s store in Fayetteville on behalf of Wood Plus Hardwood Flooring when his foot was ran over by a forklift operated by defendant's employee. He alleges he sustained personal injuries that resulted in pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress, lost wages and medical expenses.
The plaintiff holds Lowe's Home Center LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to properly train and supervise its employees in operating a forklift.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks monetary relief for all special and general damages, costs, attorney fees and all other relief as the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Christopher J. Heavens and Aaron M. Kidd of Heavens Law Firm PLLC in Charleston.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Charleston Division case number 2:18-cv-00039