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Customer alleges Foodfair's negligence caused injuries


By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 23, 2018

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RIPLEY — A Jackson County woman is suing a Ravenswood Foodfair, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Tanya Watson filed a complaint in Jackson Circuit Court against Foodfair Inc. Forth's Foods of Parkersburg Inc. and store manager Tim Witt, alleging they failed to maintain a safe environment.

According to the complaint, on July 8, 2016, Watson was shopping at the defendants' Foodfair store in Ravenswood when she slipped and fell on a liquid substance on the floor. Watson says she sustained significant injuries, including a fracture of the little finger of the left hand, contusions to the left wrist, left elbow, left forearm and left knee. 

The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to maintain proper cleanup and maintenance operations.

Watson seeks trial by jury, compensatory damages, reimbursement of medical expenses, attorney fees, court costs and all other proper and just relief. She is represented by attorney Henry E. Wood III of Wood Law Office LC in Charleston.

Jackson Circuit Court case number 18-C-53

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