Accident on West FM 517 results in lawsuit

Whitney Brakken Feb. 11, 2014, 10:10am

A man is suing after sustaining injury in a car collision.

Christopher Maldonado filed a lawsuit Feb. 4 in the Galveston County District Court against Dillon James Mauldin, citing negligence. 

According to the complaint, on Nov. 13, 2012, Maldonado was driving eastbound on West FM 517 when Mauldin turned left in front of plaintiff’s vehicle causing Maldonado to strike the right-hand side of the defendant’s vehicle.

The plaintiff contends Mauldin operated his vehicle negligently, which caused the plaintiff's injuries and damages.

Maldonado is seeking more than in $100,000 damages.

He is being represented in the case by attorneys Charles H. Peckham and Mary A. Martin of Peckham PLLC.

Galveston County District Court Case No. 14-CV-0130


This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Galveston County District Court. 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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