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Pedestrian sues Chester Water Authority over slip, fall


By Philip Gonzales | Nov 30, 2018

MEDIA — A pedestrian is suing the controller of a work site after she allegedly slipped and fell while exiting her home. 

Ciara Smith filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas against Chester Water Authority, alleging the work site controller failed to properly maintain the sidewalk in a safe condition.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 26, 2017, she was walking out of her home when she slipped and fell to the ground. She alleges the defendant failed to properly pave the area where she fell and failed to provide adequate warning. 

As a result, Smith claims she sustained serious injuries to her head, face, neck, body, limbs and extremities. 

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for a sum exceeding $50,000. She is represented by Stephen Greenfield of Stephen J. Greenfield PC in Philadelphia.

Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

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Chester Water Authority Delaware County Court of Common Pleas The Law Offices of Stephen J. Greenfield

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