Car crash on Jimmy Johnson Boulevard results in lawsuit

Whitney Brakken Nov. 22, 2013, 11:25am

A Port Arthur man is suing after being involved in an automobile collision.

Nestor Vaquera filed a lawsuit Nov. 12 in the District Court of Jefferson County against Linda Winn, citing negligence. 

According to the complaint, on May 21, 2012, Vaquera and Winn were involved in a motor vehicle collision in the 3700 block of Jimmy Johnson Boulevard in Port Arthur. The plaintiff contends the defendant failed to stop at a red light and struck the rear of the plaintiff's vehicle, causing injuries and damages.

Vaquera is seeking damages over $100,000, but not more than $500,000. The plaintiff is being represented in the case by attorney Tom Oxford of Waldman Smallwood PC.

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

District Court of Jefferson County Cause No. A194-962

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the District Court of Jefferson County 58th Judicial District. 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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