Ben Hart Jun. 18, 2014, 4:46pm

A Jasper County man is suing over claims he sustained injuries from an automobile accident.

John Williams filed a lawsuit June 9 in the Jefferson County District Court against James Clem, citing negligence.

Williams claims he suffered injuries when his car was struck while traveling southbound of Eastex Freeway on May 14.

According to the complaint, the defendant was not paying attention to the traffic around him and failed to control his speed, resulting in the accident.

Williams is seeking damages, interest and court costs.

He is being represented in the case by Beaumont attorney David P. Wilson of Provost Umphrey Law Firm LLP.

Jefferson Division of the Southern District of Texas Case No. A195-778

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Jefferson County Courthouse. 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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