HOUSTON – A Harris County woman says a trip to the nail salon last June resulted in her suffering an infection.

In a lawsuit filed on Aug. 3 in the Harris County 55th District Court, Karen Matthews pins the injury on Pink Nails, Inc., doing business as Pink Nails.

Recent court papers show that Matthews intended to get a manicure at the defendant’s business.

“Almost immediately after the procedure, the plaintiff’s injured hand manifested a serious infection at the injury site,” the suit says.

The complaint further explains that Matthews required surgery to partially remove a portion of the finger on the infected hand in order to prevent amputation.

Pink Nails is faulted for:

  • Unhygienic procedures;
  • Failing to take preventative action;
  • Failing to warn of an impending injury;
  • Unhygienic and/or inadequate equipment;
  • Failing to hire qualified technicians
Consequently, the complainant seeks at least $50,000 in damages.

She is represented by attorney D. John Leger of the law firm Leger & Burke in Houston.

Harris County 55th District Court Case No. 2017-51639

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