Mom sues on behalf of boy injured in collision

Kelly Holleran Mar. 17, 2010, 9:21am

The mother of a minor boy who was involved in a collision has filed suit against the driver who caused the accident.

Elida Echarrez claims her son, Miguel Resendez, was riding in a vehicle defendant Juan Briseno was driving at the intersection of Las Palmas Drive and Date Street in Port Arthur on March 3, 2008, which Briseno caused a collision.

Because of the accident, Resendez sustained bodily injuries and Echarrez sustained medical costs, according to the complaint filed March 5 in Jefferson County District Court.

In addition to Juan Briseno, Echarrez names Maria Esmeralda Briseno as a defendant because she negligently entrusted her vehicle to her son, the suit states.

Echarrez is seeking a judgment within the jurisdictional limits of Jefferson County District Court, plus pre- and post-judgment interest, costs and other relief to which she may be entitled.

John A. Carwile of The Law Offices of John A. Carwile will be representing her.

The case has been assigned to Judge Bob Wortham, 58th District Court.

Jefferson County District Court case number: A186-193.

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