Lawsuit filed over rear-end collision on Eastex

David Yates Jun. 21, 2011, 7:44am

College Station resident Linda Cooper has filed suit against Kansas resident Jesse Wadel, who allegedly rear-ended her in Beaumont.

The suit was filed June 16 in Jefferson County District Court.

According to the lawsuit, on Oct. 9, 2009, Wadel rear-ended Cooper's vehicle as she slowed for traffic in the 2700 block of the Eastex Freeway in Beaumont.

Wadel was cited by the Beaumont Police Department as the cause of the crash, the suit states.

In her suit, Cooper alleges Wadel negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and was driving in a reckless manner.

The plaintiff is suing for her alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages, plus all court costs.

She is represented by attorney Brett Thomas of the Beaumont law firm Roebuck, Thomas, Roebuck & Adams.

Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, has been assigned to the case.

Case No. E190-304

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