Joel Brakken Jan. 20, 2014, 3:06pm

A man is suing after a car crash caused injuries.

Ervin Thomas Jr. filed a lawsuit Jan. 10 in the Jefferson County District Court against Elaine Walker, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, on July 18, 2012, Thomas sustained injuries due to the alleged negligence of the defendant.

Thomas claims on that day that he and the defendant were both traveling south on Stadium Drive in Port Arthur when the defendant veered into his lane, causing their vehicles to collide.

Thomas is seeking damages in excess of $1 million.

He is being represented in the case by Chris M. Portner of Portner & Bond PLLC.

Jefferson County District Court Case No. A0195-121


This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Jefferson County District Court 58th Judicial District. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it represents only one side of the story.

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