HEB sued for employee’s collision
Salvador and Sijifredo Enciso are suing HEB Grocery and one of its employees, Juan Rios Aguilar, who allegedly caused an automobile collision.
The suit was filed May 17 in Jefferson County District Court.
According to the lawsuit, on Jan. 31, 2012, the plaintiffs were traveling west on State Highway 73 when Aguilar, who was in the course and scope of his employment with HEB, lost control of his tractor-trailer truck, causing the trailer to strike the plaintiffs’ vehicle and send it careening off the highway.
The suit accuses Aguilar of negligently failing to drive in a single lane and keep a proper lookout.
HEB is being sued under the legal theory respondeat superior.
The plaintiffs are suing for their alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages.
They are represented by the Houston Law Office of Domingo Garcia and attorney Jason Walker.
Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, is assigned to the case.
Case No. E194-350