A man is suing the Moline Menards, claiming he was struck in the head by a sign while leaving the store.
Christopher Moss, age and address unknown, filed the arbitration suit Wednesday in Rock Island County Circuit Court requesting less than $50,000 in damages. His suit claims the store should have warned customers about the "dangerous condition."
Mr. Moss sustained "personal injuries" from the sign, according to the suit, which did not indicate the type of sign.The complaint further claims the former store, at 4100 10th St. Dr., Moline, should have ensured the sign was installed correctly or repaired to prevent it from falling.
A manager at the store on Thursday declined comment.
Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.