CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman alleges a construction company failed to place warning signs near a ditch that damaged her vehicle.
Barbara Cary filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against McClanahan Construction LLC alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 8, 2017, she was traveling south on Ohio Avenue in Charleston and had turned right on Kanawha Boulevard when she drove into a ditch, severely damaging her vehicle. She alleges the defendant had failed to place construction cones or warning signs near the ditch.
The plaintiff holds McClanahan Construction LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide a safe and suitable environment for drivers to travel.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, attorney's fees, costs and such other proper and just relief. She is represented by Michael M. Cary of Cary Law Office PLLC in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-696