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Wood on floor of Home Depot store alleged to have caused customer to fall


By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 19, 2018


HOUSTON – A Home Depot shopper alleges a piece of wood on the floor of the store caused her to fall.

Dora Santana filed a complaint on Aug. 30 in the Harris County District Court against Home Depot USA Inc. alleging negligence and premises liability.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 25, 2016, she was walking through defendant's store when she slipped and fell on a piece of wood on the floor. She alleges sustained significant injuries to her knee, wrist and other parts of the body because of the fall. 

The plaintiff holds Home Depot USA Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to timely clean up the floor and failed to warn invitees of the existing hazard.

The plaintiff seeks monetary relief of more than $200,000 but less than $1 million and such other and further relief to which she may be justly entitled. She is represented by Sofia Bruera of Bruera Law Firm PLLC in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2018-58817

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