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In the 281st District Court Of HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS – Houston truck accident lawyer, Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP, represent a 50 year old man from Katy, Texas who was injured by the driver of a Mack Truck that struck the victim’s vehicle three times from behind.

GENERAL
ALLEGATIONS:

PLAINTIFF was a restrained driver in his 1999 Pontiac Grand Am Sedan, completely stopped at a red light at the I-10 Frontage Rd/Wirt Rd intersection, when a 2007 Mack truck driven by Primitvo Lozano Cavazos, rear-ended the PLAINTIFF’S vehicle 3 times. The accident happened on October 10, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. The driver of the Mack truck  is claiming the sun was in his eyes. The driver was in the course and scope of his employment and/or agency with WCA Waste Corporation. The accident was witnessed by Sara Santiago.

PLAINTIFF:

PLAINTIFF is a 50 year old man who is employed as an account executive. He is currently working but in constant pain due to this incident. PLAINTIFF is a resident of Katy, Texas.

INJURIES
SUSTAINED:

Due to this accident, PLAINTIFF’S injuries include bilateral arms, hands, both sides of neck, lower back; left shoulder, pain radiating down into his hips, and constant headaches.

Initially PLAINTIFF was seen by Dr. Lee at the Injury Center of Houston who referred him to Dr. Reuben, who performed 2 ESI’s, but then referred him to a neurologist because of continuing headaches. PLAINTIFF is seeing Dr. Lofti at United Neurology and after an EMG, EEG & CAT scan, the findings include: C4-C6 nerve root irritation bilaterally, more on the left; and L4-L5 and L5-S1 nerve root irritation bilaterally more on left.  Dr. Lofti would like to continue with PT but Dr. Le has recommended the client to see an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jose Rodriguez, in addition Dr. Le has recommended surgery, specifically shaving the bone.

DEFENDANTS:

PRIMITVO LOZANO CAVAZOS  – This defendant was the driver of the Mack truck and the employee at the WCA Waste Corporation, at the time of the accident. His driving record was clear of any previous accidents.

WCA WASTE CORPORATION – This defendant was the employer of the driver.

COMMENTS:

CAVAZOS was a defendant driver who was employed by WCA Waste Corporation, Inc., at the time of the subject incident. WCA Waste Corporation has been sued under the legal doctrine of respondeat superior. Respondeat superior is a legal doctrine which states that, in many circumstances, an employer is responsible for the actions of employees performed within the course of their employment.


Gordon Elias & Seely, LLP recommend that if you know anyone who has been injured or killed as the result of a commercial truck accident involving a semi truck, 18 wheeler, big rig, tractor trailer or bus, tell them to immediately contact a qualified truck accident lawyer for advice. Gordon, Elias & Seely LLP are licensed in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Washington, DC and have informal relationships with other truck accident lawyers.

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