PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman has charged McDonald’s Restaurants and its operating companies with personal injury negligence, after sustaining an injurious fall in one of their Philadelphia branch locations.

On March 28, Irene Harris of Philadelphia filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas versus McDonald’s Restaurants of Pennsylvania of Philadelphia, McDonald’s Corporation of Wilmington, Del., GN Restaurant Group, Inc. of Essington, plus 5601 Chestnut Partners, L.P. and 56 Chestnut, Inc. of Springfield Township.

On Feb. 28, 2017, plaintiff was a customer on the defendant’s premises at 5945 Woodland Avenue in Philadelphia when, as a result of the negligence and/or carelessness of the defendants, the plaintiff slipped and fell due to water on the floor.

As a consequence of the defendants’ collective negligence, the plaintiff suffered various serious and permanent personal injuries; serious impairment of bodily function and/or permanent serious disfigurement; and/or aggravation of pre-existing conditions, including multi-level lumbar disc bulges, lumbar strain and sprain, aggravation of lumbar degenerative joint disease symptomatology, chronic facial pain and any other ills and injuries, all to plaintiff’s great loss and detriment.

For counts of personal injury negligence against each individual defendant, the plaintiff is seeking damages not in excess of $50,000, plus all reasonable costs and any other relief the Court deems necessary.

The plaintiff is represented by Marc F. Greenfield of Spear Greenfield Richman Weitz & Taggart, in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas case 180303310

From the Pennsylvania Record: Reach Courts Reporter Nicholas Malfitano at

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