FORT MYERS – A woman alleges she was injured at a Lehigh Acres gas station/convenience store because of an exposed floor drain.
Stephanie A. McCullagh filed a complaint on March 8 in the
20th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Lee County
against Circle K. Stores Inc. alleging negligence.
the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Feb. 20, 2016, she
sustained serious physical injuries when she tripped over an exposed
floor drain in the women's restroom. The plaintiff holds Circle K.
Stores Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn
the plaintiff regarding the uncovered floor drain and for violating
applicable building codes or ordinances.
The plaintiff requests a
trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages that exceed $15,000 plus
interest, court costs and any other relief as the court deems just. She
is represented by Christopher J. Smith of Cechman, Rice & Purtz PA
in Fort Myers.
20th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Lee County Case number 2:17-cv-00138-UA-MRM