A Delaware company is facing suit after its driver allegedly caused a collision in Texas.
David Wheelon and Elenore Wheelon filed suit July 17 in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas against U.V. Logistics L.L.C.
According to the complaint, on Oct. 19, plaintiff Elenore Wheelon was driving in Kilgore when suddenly a vehicle leased by the defendant and operated by the defendant's employee failed to control his speed and caused a multiple car collision.
As a result of the accident, Elenore suffered severe and disabling injuries, the suit states.
The defendant's employee is accused of failing to maintain a proper lookout, failing to exercise ordinary care, traveling at a high rate of speed, failing to timely apply brakes, failing to maintain a safe distance and failing to watch out for traffic.
The Wheelons are seeking actual damages, costs, interest, punitive and/or exemplary damages, fees and other relief the court deems just.
They are being represented by Tyler attorney Luke Bickham of Luke Bickham P.C.
Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas Case No. 2:14-cv-00781
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas. 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.