Annie Cosby Jun. 4, 2014, 2:43pm

A Mississippi man is suing over claims he was injured in a collision with an 18-wheeler.

Gerald Brewer Sr. filed a lawsuit May 22 in the Jefferson County District Court against Mate Transport and Logistics Inc. and Arturo Vasquez Villanueva, citing negligence. 

According to the complaint, Brewer was driving west on Interstate Highway 10 on Sept. 28, when his car was struck by an 18-wheeler driven by Villanueva and owned by Mate Transport, when Villanueva attempted to change lanes.

Brewer says he was injured, and the defendants are accused of negligence.

Brewer is seeking more than $75,000 in damages.

He is being represented in the case by attorneys Langdon Smith and Frank W. Robertson of Jim S. Adler & Associates.

Jefferson County District Court Case No. E195-742

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