On May 3, Juan Meza filed a personal injury lawsuit against Home Depot, Inc. for damages sustained after he tripped on a wooden pallet left in the aisle of the Kenner store on May 18, 2015.
On May 18th, the plaintiff claims he was shopping at a Home Depot store located at 2625 Veterans Blvd. in Kenner. As he was walking down the aisle, his foot became caught on a wooden pallet that had been in the walkway. Subsequently, he suffered injuries after tripping and falling on the pallet.
Home Depot’s Negligence
The lawsuit alleges that Home Depot was negligent in its duty of care to its patrons by failing to maintain a safe shopping environment. The lawsuit also alleges that Home Depot was negligent in proper employee training, was negligent in adhering to proper safety protocol, failed to warn of a dangerous condition in the store, and allowed a dangerous condition to exist without removing the hazard to patrons in the store.
The plaintiff, Juan Meza, is seeking an unspecified amount of damages. The lawsuit was filed on May 3rd in the 24th Judicial District Court. Division J Judge Stephen C. Grefer has been assigned the case.
Were You Injured In a Retail Store? Get the Help You Need
Slip, trip, and falls are not uncommon in Louisiana and surrounding states, and they are becoming more frequent at well-known establishments like Home Depot, Wal-Mart, CVS, and other stores that patrons shop at on a regular basis. If you or a loved one have been injured in a retail store, you may have legal options available to you. You may be eligible for compensation for your injuries.
Contact Gregory H. Bevel today to learn more about what you can do after an injury to hold negligent parties responsible for their failure to maintain a safe environment and fail to warn of existing hazards. Our attorneys are well-versed in injury cases and are able to provide you with the comprehensive legal representation you need to go up against the intimidating legal teams of large corporations.
Call today for a consultation to discuss your case in detail at (214) 580-2555. We are available now to assist you.