Whitney Brakken Apr. 28, 2014, 5:15pm

A Jefferson County resident is suing after allegedly being injured in car accident.

Shermette Doctor, individually and as next friend of Sydney Doctor, filed a lawsuit April 15 in the Jefferson County Court against James Williams, citing negligence.

The complaint states Shermette Doctor was stopped at a red light on Memorial Boulevard in Port Arthur when Williams struck the rear of the plaintiff's car. Shermette Doctor says she and her daughter, Sydney Doctor, suffered injuries in the collision.

Williams committed negligent acts, including failing to maintain a proper lookout, failing to timely and properly brake and failing to stop before the collision, according to the complaint. Doctor is seeking an undisclosed amount in damages.

The plaintiff is being represented in the case by Brian Beckcom and Byron Alfred of Vujasinovic and Beckcom PLLC in Houston.

Jefferson County Court Case No. E195-607

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Jefferson County 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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