ST. LOUIS — A Hannibal resident is suing a hospital, citing alleged negligence.

Lorrie Lock filed a complaint in the St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court against Barnes-Jewish Hospital, alleging it breached its duty to maintain a safe premises.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 6, 2013, she was severely injured when she was struck in the head by the bathroom stall door at the defendant's property. She sustained severe and permanent injuries to her head, neck, back and shoulder. She has suffered permanent disability and physical and mental pain, incurred medical expenses and experienced diminished capacity to enjoy life. The plaintiff holds Barnes-Jewish Hospital responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition and failed to provide adequate warning signs.

The plaintiff seeks damages of over $25,000 and all further relief as the court finds it proper under the circumstances. She is represented by Fredrich J. Cruse and Julia A. Chaney-Faughn of Cruse Chaney-Faughn PC in Hannibal and Todd N. Hendrickson of Todd N. Hendrickson PC in Kirkwood.

St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court case number 1722-CC10913

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