Pedestrian alleges the Board of Education of St. Louis failed to remove objects on property that caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A pedestrian alleges she was injured at the former Baden School property because items in the grass caused her to fall.

Seanetta Ross-Mayo filed a complaint on June 4 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against The Board of Education of the City of St. Louis alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 4, 2016, she was injured while walking across defendant's property on Veronica Avenue when she slipped and fell on objects located on the grass. She alleges she sustained a fracture to her right arm and hand and incurred medical bills of at least $3,660 as a result of the fall. 

The plaintiff holds the Board of Education of the City of St. Louis responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to inspect and remove objects on the grounds and area where there was foot traffic and failed to provide warnings or notices of the known danger.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages of more than $25,000, plus costs expended herein. She is represented by James J. Knappenberger of James J. Knappenberger, Attorney LLC in Clayton.

St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1822-CC07661

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