Woman sues over injury at Cy-Fair gas station
A woman is suing Wal-Mart after, she says, she gashed her forehead on a low-hanging sign.
Tracy Roberts filed a lawsuit on Dec. 23, 2010, in Harris County District Court against Murphy Oil Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores, alleging negligence.
Roberts says that on Dec. 24, 2008, she was seriously injured while attempting to buy gas at the Wal-Mart gas station located at 6914 Lakeview Haven Dr. According to the brief, Roberts, while walking toward the gas pump, gashed her forehead on a low-hanging, razor-sharp sign.
Roberts is seeking actual and consequential damages. She is representing herself in the case.
Harris County District Court Case No. 2010-83017.
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Harris County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.
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