Jefferson County ice company accused of negligence

Andrea Dearden Sep. 30, 2014, 11:24am

A Jefferson County ice company is being sued for allegedly causing a woman to slip and fall on a wet floor.

Donna McKeon filed the lawsuit against B&B Ice on Aug. 22 in Jefferson County District Court. 

According to the complaint, an employee of B&B Ice was restocking the ice machines at the Market Basket supermarket in Beaumont in June 2013. McKeon says she was walking in the store on her way to pay a utility bill when she slipped on water left on the floor from melting ice. McKeon alleges she was seriously hurt in the fall.

McKeon accuses B&B Ice of negligence and asks for more than $200,000 in damages for medical expenses, pain, suffering and loss of income plus court costs. 

Attorney Brett S. Thomas, of Beaumont, represents McKeon. They request a jury trial.

Jefferson County District Court case number: B-196043.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at Jefferson County District Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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