Annie Cosby Apr. 14, 2014, 5:56pm

A Harris County man is suing over claims he was injured in a collision caused by a Gay Buick GMC employee.

Henry Portillo filed a lawsuit April 7 in the Galveston County District Court against Gay Buick GMC Inc. and Omar Eduardo Rodriguez, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Portillo was driving on Highway 45 on Aug. 29, 2012, when Rodriguez, in his employment by Gay Buick GMC, struck a Chevrolet Silverado, causing the vehicle to enter Portillo's lane and cause a collision that injured the plaintiff.

Portillo is seeking loss of wages and cost of medical care.

He is being represented in the case by attorneys Thomas F. Bickham Jr. and Kraig L. Rushing of Bickham Law in Houston.

Galveston County District Court Case No. 14-CV-0417

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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