The SE Texas Record May 5, 2014, 8:45pm

Jefferson County residents are suing after their vehicle was rear-ended on Eastex Freeway.

Nicolas Scott filed a lawsuit April 22 in the Jefferson County District Court against Carlos Ueiel Chavez-Coss, citing negligence. 

The complaint states on Sept. 20, Scott was driving southbound in the 5000 block of Eastex Freeway when the defendant failed to slow with traffic and rear-ended Scott.

As a result of the defendant's negligence, the plaintiff sustained injuries, according to the complaint.

The plaintiff is seeking more than $200,000, but not more than $1 million in damages.

Scott is being represented in the case by Malachi Daws of The Daws Law Firm.

Jefferson County Court Case No. E195-626

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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