Woman sues Texas Roadhouse after slipping on debris in parking lot

via MGN Online

A woman is seeking more than $75,000 after she allegedly fell as a result of debris on the parking lot at Texas Roadhouse in Harlingen.

The civil lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas states Lillie Aldape is suing Texas Roadhouse, Inc.

The lawsuit was filed in the Texas Southern District Court on August 28.

She alleges that she slipped and fell around July 29, 2011, according to court documents obtained by Action 4 News.

Aldape went to Texas Roadhouse to eat a meal with friend and family, according to court document.

She filed suit after an alleged fall because of debris from the landscape area on the parking lot surface, according to court documents.

Aldape is seeking the monetary relief after she alleges she was seriously injured as a result of the dangerous condition in the parking lot.

The lawsuit alleges that the defendant, Texas Roadhouse, negligently permitted the parking area to become dangerous.

The lawsuit claims those employed by Texas Roadhouse failed to properly inspect and maintain the parking area, resulting in the the dangerous condition.

As a result of injury to her lower body, Aldape is seeking damages for past and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, physical impairment and loss of earnings.

Texas Roadhouse Inc. has requested a jury trial and will be represented by Gauntt, Earl & Binney, LLP.

Aldape will be represented by the Law Office of Paul L. Fourt, Jr.