WILKES-BARRE — A mother and daughter are suing Arrowhead Lake Community Association, claiming that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.
Z.M., a minor, by and through her parent A.M., filed a complaint June 12, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, alleging that Arrowhead breached its duty to keep and maintain its property in a safe condition to protect young children.
According to the complaint, Z.M. was playing on a merry-go-round on the defendant's property on July 22, 2016 when she allegedly lost her balance and fell, striking her left arm, The plaintiffs claim Z.M. sustained serious and debilitating injuries and incurred medical expenses and other costs.
The plaintiffs said they hold Arrowhead responsible because it was allegedly negligent in maintaining the merry-go-round's surroundings because it did not provide an appropriate and adequate protective surface near the ride.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek a judgment against the defendant in an amount exceeding $75,000, interest, costs and any other appropriate relief. They are represented by Dominik Rostocki of The Rostocki Law Firm LLC in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania case number 3:18-cv-01193-ARC