Customer blames grocery store for trip over bread trays in freezer aisle

By Annie Cosby | Nov 3, 2014

A woman is suing over claims she was injured when she allegedly tripped on bread trays sitting in the aisle of a store.

Kora Fields filed a premises liability lawsuit Oct. 22 in Cook County Circuit Court against Aldi Inc., individually and doing business as Aldi Foods Store No. 90B.

According to the complaint, Fields was looking in the freezer at the Aldi store on North Central Avenue in Chicago on Nov. 11, 2012, when she took a step back to let other customers pass in front of her and tripped over bread trays that had been left in the aisle.

Fields says she sustained injuries and has been damaged in her earning capacity. The defendant is accused of failing to provide a safe premises for its customers.

She is seeking more than $50,000 in damages and is represented by attorney Todd A. Heller of Todd A. Heller & Associates in Deerfield.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L010954.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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