Couple sues over slip and fall on ramp at Metro PCS

By Ben Hart | Mar 7, 2014

A Philadelphia County couple are suing over claims the husband sustained injuries as a result of tripping on a ramp.

Tonovila Hicks and Wilele Hicks filed a lawsuit Feb. 11 in the Philadelphia County District Court against Bruce Zeiger, Barbara Zeiger and Le John, citing negligence and loss of companionship.

The plaintiff claims on Aug. 20, 2012, plaintiff Tonovila Hicks suffered injuries when he tripped and fell on an unsafe ramp in the back room of Metro PCS at 6117 Woodland Ave. in Philadelphia. According to the brief, the defendant failed to provide a safe ramp for his workers, causing Hicks to trip and fall, resulting in severe injuries to his right knee and back.

The plaintiffs are seeking damages in excess of $50,000 from each defendant, interest, attorney's fees and court costs. They are being represented in the case by attorney Adam D. Wilf of Lundy Law.

Philadelphia County District Court Case No. 140201071.

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