CHARLESTON – A couple is seeking damages claiming that a woman was struck and injured by a revolving door.
Annie and Charles Palmer filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Tucson Charleston LLC, dba Charleston Embassy Suites; Atrium Hospitality LLP; and Michael Peterson. Peterson is the head of maintenance at the hotel, the lawsuit states.
According to the complaint, on Jan. 11, 2018, Annie Palmer was a guest at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charleston. The suit states she was struck in the back by a revolving door, causing her to fall to the ground and injuring her knee implant.
The defendants are accused of negligence.
Annie Palmer says she sustained physical and mental pain and suffering, medical bills, a fracture of her right leg and additional surgery on her right knee replacement and loss of enjoyment of life.
A few months ago, Embassy Suites was sued by a woman who claims she was hit by a metal rod that fell eight stories from a housekeeping cart while she was having breakfast in the hotel's atrium.
In the Palmer complaint, the plaintiffs are seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by James Barber of the Law Office of James M. Barber in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Joanna Tabit.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-100