Shopper sues St. Clair Square Mall over slip, fall

A Belleville woman is suing St. Clair Square Mall, alleging she suffered injuries after slipping and falling on a greasy substance.

Plaintiff Karen Dreher filed a lawsuit in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against defendant the St. Clair Square Mall, citing negligence and carelessness.

According to the lawsuit, Dreher was a visitor at the St. Clair Square Mall when she allegedly slipped on a greasy substance in front of the Macy’s store, causing her to suffer injuries. Dreher alleges the defendant failed to take proper precautions to protect the safety of its customers.

Dreher allegedly suffered injuries to her ankle and knee, which has caused her pain and suffering and will affect her ability to earn income.

The lawsuit states that Dreher has incurred medical expenses and will continue to require the services of medical staff to recover.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of $50,000, plus court costs and any other relief the court deems proper.

This article was first published in Madison Record.

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