JACKSONVILLE – A woman alleges she was injured in a parking lot of a federal government-owned property.
Tanya May filed a complaint on May 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division against United States of America alleging that the government unit failed to maintain its premises in a reasonably safe condition.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 18, 2014, while she was an invitee at defendant's facility at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, when she tripped and fell on an unpainted parking stop and poor lighting in the parking lot of Building 244, causing her to suffer bodily injury, resulting in pain and suffering, disability, mental anguish, loss of capacity to enjoy life, loss of earnings and past and future medical expenses. The plaintiff holds United States of America responsible because the defendant allegedly permitted an unsafe condition to exist, failed to warn of the dangerous condition and failed to take steps to prevent accidents.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for damages, interest and costs. She is represented by Kevin J. Loftus of McGrath Gibson in Jacksonville.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Jacksonville Division Case number 3:16-cv-00587