Shopper sues after falling in grocery store

By Melody Dareing | Apr 4, 2014

A shopper is suing a grocery store after injuring herself in a fall.

Juanita Louis filed a lawsuit March 18 in the Jefferson County District Court against H.E.B. Inc., citing negligence. 

The lawsuit states Louis entered the grocery store at 3930 E. Lucas Drive in Beaumont owned by H.E.B. on March 27, 2012, to shop.

She alleges she slipped in a liquid on the floor and broke her foot and ankle, according to the complaint.

She is seeking a maximum of $75,000 in damages, plus court costs.

She is being represented by John Pat Parsons of Lindsay, Lindsay & Parsons.

Jefferson County District Court Case No. A195-510


This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the 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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