HOUSTON — A restaurant employee is suing Outback Steakhouse, alleging that she was injured at work by a falling cooler.
Yolanda Turner filed a complaint Sept. 3 in Harris County District Court against Outback Steakhouse, alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, on Aug. 22 Turner was employed by Outback at 9753 FM 1960 Bypass W. Humble. The suit alleges as Turner went to open a cooler it fell on her, causing serious bodily injuries, pain and suffering, mental anguish and medical expenses.
The plaintiff said Outback failed to maintain its premises in a reasonably safe condition.
Turner seeks between $200,000 and $1 million, attorney fees, court costs, interest and all other just relief. She is represented by attorney Charlest T. Devine of Daspit Law Firm in Houston.
Harris County District Court case number 2019-62800