Texas Home Depot Faces Personal Injury Suit

Texas Home Depot Faces Personal Injury Suit

A woman living in Crawford, Texas filed a personal injury lawsuit against Home Depot claiming she suffered a knee injury while attempting to get out the way of a forklift. 

Pamela Gray filed the lawsuit Nov. 13 in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Columbia. The lawsuit claims she tore her right meniscus while making a quick attempt to dodge a forklift driven by a Home Depot employee. 

Injured Woman Blames Home Depot’s Negligence 

Gray and her husband argue that her injury is the result of Home Depot’s negligence. They claim the company was negligent in several ways, including: 

  • Failure to keep the store free of hazards
  • Failure to protect the safety of its customers
  • Failure to stop the forklift while backing up
  • Improperly training employees how to operate machinery
  • Did not warn customers of the store’s dangers
  • Failure to enforce safety policies 

Plaintiff Seeks Compensation  

Gray and her husband claim her injury has been a financial burden and had caused mental anguish. They are seeking financial compensation for the following damages: 

  • Physical pain
  • Mental anguish
  • Physical impairment
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Disfigurement
  • Court and other legal costs 

Personal Injury Lawsuits 

A personal injury refers to any injury resulting from the negligence, recklessness or intentional harm of another person or entity. Victims of personal injuries are eligible to recover compensation for physical, psychological and financial losses from the liable parties. 

(Source: Southeast Texas Record) 

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