tires and grocery carts sit on the curbs for weeks. We take pride in our
property and are very disappointed that we are surrounded by other
If I had been as negligent as the city, causing a fall as I
experienced on Dec. 20 at the Central Avenue and Los Feliz Boulevard
intersection where a recent crash occurred, no doubt I would be charged
dearly for my negligence.
Let me clarify my statement. I am NOT seeking big bucks. I am
expecting the city -- due to its negligence, to pay my expenses charged
by the paramedics and Glendale Memorial Emergency Room. Also, reimburse
me for shoes and purse ruined in the fall, nylons and a good pair of
slacks. Let alone my sore, bruised, bloody body that I am forced to deal
I will complete the accident report provided by City Hall and awaiting
all billing. Hopefully, all can be settled fairly, then dropped without
having to continue my claim. Your co-worker tripped and nearly fell on
the same raised ridge that I fell over.
I want to commend officer Kiang of the Traffic Bureau. His
compassionate assistance was sincerely appreciated. He was with me in the
emergency room until I was released and wanted to assure me a safe return
to my car.
Feel free to use my comments as you see fit. Perhaps it will prevent
another person from such an ordeal. As I lay in the busy intersection, I
panicked as cars screeched to a halt. I was not seriously injured, but
came as close to death as can be imagined.