City of St. Louis accused of negligence after woman allegedly falls on uneven sidewalk

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A pedestrian is suing the City of St. Louis and Tomcat Construction LLC, alleging negligence and premises liability.

ST. LOUIS — A pedestrian is suing the City of St. Louis and Tomcat Construction LLC, alleging negligence and premises liability.

Anna Chresanthakes filed a complaint on Jan. 31 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against the defendants alleging that they failed to provide sufficient warnings of the existence of a dangerous condition.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 10, 2017 she was walking along the concrete sidewalk when she tripped and fell in front of the building owned by Tomcat at 5131 Shaw Ave. She allegedly  sustained, serious, permanent and painful injuries to her left knee, spine and lower back. 

The plaintiff holds the City of St. Louis and Tomcat Construction responsible because they allegedly negligently maintained the sidewalk in an uneven condition, and failed to provide a safe alternative route.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury; and seeks damages of not less than $25,000, plus costs of this action, and all other relief as the court may deem just and proper. She is represented by Eric F. Kayira and Irene Costas of Kayira Law LLC in Clayton, Missouri.

St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1822-CC00214

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