HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a sports club, alleging a fence collapsed on him.
Joseph Perry Cooper filed a complaint Sept. 3 in Harris County District Court against the city of Houston, Houston Sports and Social Club and Oaks Dads Club, alleging negligence and premises liability.
According to the complaint, on Nov. 27, 2017, Cooper was at Houston Sports and Social Club, 3621 Gold Drive, Houston. Cooper says as he was trying to catch a ball he collided with a fence. The plaintiff said as he struck the fence, it collapsed on him, causing him injuries.
The suit states the defendants were negligent in their duty to maintain the fence in a working and stable state.
Cooper seeks between $200,000 and $1 million, attorney fees, court costs, interest and all other equitable relief. He is represented by attorneys Nathan E. Inurria and George K. Farah of Farah Law Group PLLC in Houston.
Harris County District Court case number 2019-62822