Woman seeks $1 million from Dollar General after slipping on water in Nederland store

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 3, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Dollar General shopper alleges water left on the floor at the store caused her to fall.

BEAUMONT – A Dollar General shopper alleges water left on the floor at the store caused her to fall.

Althea Wilson filed a complaint on July 25 in the Jefferson County District Court against Dollar General Corp. alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 23, 2016, she was shopping at defendant's Dollar General store in Nederland when she slipped and fell because of water on the floor. She alleges sustained injuries resulting in medical expenses, mental anguish, loss of earnings and physical impairment as a result of the fall. 

The plaintiff holds Dollar General Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly negligently permitted water to be present on the floor and failed to give warning of the presence of water.

The plaintiff seeks monetary relief of $1 million or less and such other and further relief to which she may be entitled. She is represented by Sean Nguyen of The Sean Nguyen Law Firm PLLC in Port Arthur.

Jefferson County District Court case number E-201970

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