GALVESTON — A Galveston County woman is suing a grocery and its owner, alleging negligence caused her to fall and sustain injuries.

Robin Westphal of Friendswood, filed a lawsuit June 2 in Galveston County District Court against HEB Grocery Company LP, H.E. Butt Grocery Company, Friendswood H-E-B alleging negligence in failing to keep the store's floor free from any substance that could cause an accident.

According to the complaint, on June 2, 2014, Westphal sustained a left foot injury after falling on the floor while shopping at Friendswood H-E-B. The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to clean the puddle of water on the floor that accumulated due to a faulty air conditioning duct.

The suit says the plaintiff sustained mental and physical pain, impairment and medical expenses for drugs and a hospital services.

Westphal seeks all damages, all medical expenses, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. She is representing herself.

Galveston County District Court Case number 16CV0660

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