Collin County resident sued over rear-end collision

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Mar. 16, 2011, 8:59am

SHERMAN - An Oklahoma woman is suing a Collin County resident for more than $75,000 for rear-ending her vehicle.

Susan A. Parham-Lewis filed suit against Kendall R. Nicholson on March 7 in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division.

According to the lawsuit, on April 9, 2009, Parham-Lewis was traveling in a 2008 Toyota Tundra pickup on East Park Road in the city of Parker when she was rear-ended by Nicholson, who was driving a Dodge Ram pickup.

Nicholson is accused of negligence for failing to keep a proper lookout and pay attention to surroundings, failing to apply brakes to avoid the collision, failing to operate the vehicle with regard for the safety and welfare of others, failing to turn the vehicle in an effort to avoid the collision and for failing to take evasive action.

The plaintiff is seeking damages for physical and mental pain, suffering and anguish, impaired earning capacity, medical expenses, physical impairment, disfigurement, interest and court costs.

Parham-Lewis is represented by Admore, Okla., attorney Mark H. Colbert.

U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider is assigned to the case.

Case No. 4:11-cv-00105

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