Christine Shelton, who sued Conn’s Appliances and others after tripping in a construction area two years ago, has filed a motion for non-suit against one of the defendants.
As previously reported, the suit was filed May 12, 2012, in Jefferson County District Court.
Court records show Shelton filed the motion for non-suit Aug. 27, stating she no longer wished to pursue her claims against Saber Construction.
An agreed docket control order has the litigation slated for trial in September 2013.
The lawsuit alleges that on May 29, 2009, Shelton was shopping at the Beaumont Conn’s on Dowlen Road. At the time of the incident, the store was having some construction done and several floor tiles had been removed near the entrance.
Shelton claims she walked through the construction area and tripped and fell, permanently inuring her knee, which required extensive surgery.
She alleges Conn’s failed to warn shoppers of the danger and should have blocked off the area.
She is suing for her alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages, plus all court costs.
Beaumont attorney Jonathan Juhan represents the plaintiff.
Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, is assigned to the case.
Case No. E189-998