There has been an Illinois personal injury lawsuit filed in DuPage County Circuit Court regarding alleged injuries sustained by a woman as she was walking in a Walmart parking lot.
The lawsuit was filed by Joan Baratta, a resident of Elmhurst.
According to the lawsuit, the injuries happened on April 1, as Joan Baratta was at the Walmart in Villa Park.
An excerpt from the November 17, 2014 Elmhurst Patch article titled “Woman Sues Walmart Over Claims She Was Mowed Down By Shopping Carts“:
According to the complaint, Baratta had finished shopping and was walking back to her car through the parking lot. At the same time, an employee was gathering shopping carts, placing them in a long line and then pushing the line back toward the store.
The plaintiff alleges she was mowed down by the carts, and was knocked unconscious when she fell on the ground. She suffered a concussion, a deep cut in her scalp, a dislocated shoulder, and neck and back injuries, the complaint states.
An excerpt from the November 26 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Elmhurst woman sues Wal-Mart after allegedly being injured at Villa Park store“:
Baratta is suing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for compensatory damages exceeding $50,000, in addition to legal expenses, for failing to exercise reasonable care for her safety while lawfully on the company’s property, according to the complaint.
Additional details concerning this Illinois personal injury lawsuit can be seen in the Elmhurst Patch and mysuburbanlife.com articles mentioned above.
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