Lawsuit filed after rear-end collision

Joel Brakken Oct. 7, 2013, 2:08pm

A Jefferson County couple is suing after the wife was rear-ended by a driver. 

Andrew and Marlene Batiste filed a lawsuit Sept. 26 in the District Court of Jefferson County against Eduardo M. Chay Leon, citing negligence and loss of consortium.

According to the complaint, on Nov. 26, 2012 Marlene Batiste was driving south on U.S. 60 near Lucas Drive when Leon rear-ended her vehicle, causing injuries.

The Batistes are seeking an undisclosed amount of damages, plus court costs and attorney's fees. They are being represented in the case by Ryan C. Scott of The Scott Law Firm PLLC.

District Court of Jefferson County Cause No. A194-842

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the District Court of Jefferson County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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