Dangerous Curb at Kaiser’s Fresno Site, Woman Claims
5-17-2014 00:19:00

     FRESNO, Calif. (CN) - A woman slipped on wet pavement and tripped on a raised curb at Kaiser’s Fresno location, she claims in a Fresno County Superior Court lawsuit.

     Donna Pollock sued Kaiser Foundation Hospitals aka The Permanente Medical Group for negligence and negligent hiring.
     According to the complaint, Pollock visited Kaiser’s Fresno facility for treatment of a blood clot in May 2012.
     “When attempting to use the sidewalk, plaintiff slipped on water left by the sprinkler system as well as tripped due to the curb being raised,” the complaint states.
     “Plaintiff fell injuring her legs, back, head, face, and damaging her teeth. This injury caused a great deal of pain, suffering, discomfort, stress, inconvenience, and embarrassment,” it continues.
     “Plaintiff is informed, believes, and thereon alleges, defendant’s employee or contractor did not take proper precautions to maintain the premises and comply with all safety procedures," the complaint states.
     Pollock seeks general and special damages, compensation for past and future medical care, loss of property, interest, costs of suit and a jury trial.
     She is represented by Scott Barbag in Los Angeles.