CHARLESTON – A Kroger shopper alleges the store and the janitorial company it hired fail to warn of a wet floor that caused her to fall.
Jacqueline Dennis filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Kroger Limited Partnership I and East Tennessee Janitorial Supply and Maintenance Co. alleging negligence.
The suit states that the plaintiff was shopping at the Kroger store in Charleston on July 24, 2017, when she slipped and fell because of water on the floor and was injured. She alleges the floor had recently been cleaned by an employee of East Tennessee, which had been hired by Kroger.
The plaintiff alleges there were no signs warning of the wet floor at the time of her fall.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Truman C. Griffith of Warner Law Offices PLLC in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Charles King.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-740