City of Orlando blamed for woman's injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 17, 2017

ORLANDO — An Orange County woman is suing the city of Orlando, alleging negligence led to her suffering injuries.

ORLANDO — An Orange County woman is suing the city of Orlando, alleging negligence led to her suffering injuries.

Jessica Barrientos filed a complaint Sept. 19 in Orange County Circuit Court against the city of Orlando, alleging failure to to provide a safe and secure environment.

According to the complaint, on Jan. 6, 2016, Barrientos she was an invitee on the defendant's premises at Amway Center, when she fell because of a slippery substance. The suit says Barrientos suffered injuries, disfigurement, pain and suffering, disability, mental anguish, loss of the capacity for the enjoyment of life, medical expenses, and loss of earnings. 

The plaintiff alleges the city failed to give the invitee warning of concealed perils, and failed to use reasonable care in maintaining the premises in a safe condition.

Barrientos seeks trial by jury, damages of at least $15,000, costs of action, interest and all relief the court deems appropriate. She is represented by attorney Ryan Christopher Rodems of Morgan & Morgan PA in Orlando.

Orange County Circuit Court case number 17-C-8464

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