Home Depot blamed for broken foot, blood clot
A Harris County resident is suing over claims his foot was broken while shopping at Home Depot in Cy-Fair.
Charles Giesen filed a lawsuit on Aug. 31 in the Harris County District Court against Home Depot, USA, citing negligence.
Giesen says that on Nov. 6, 2010 he sustained serious injuries while shopping at Home Depot, located at 21530 State Highway 249 in Cy-Fair. The suit alleges that while Giesen was selecting lumber, a piece of hardwood fell on his right foot.
His broken right foot required surgery, which led to a blood clot in his right leg, according to the brief.
Giesen is seeking damages and court costs. He is representing himself in the case.
Harris County District Court Case No. 2011-52460.
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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