Driver asks for $1 million in Jefferson County crash lawsuit

Andrea Dearden Sep. 18, 2014, 2:51pm

A Madison County woman is asking a Jefferson County woman to pay more than $1 million after an alleged crash on state Highway 75. 

Phyllis Green Taylor filed a lawsuit against Jaclyn Nicole Carpenter on Aug. 18 in Jefferson County District Court. 

According to the complaint, the crash happened Dec. 27, 2012, at the intersection of state Highway 75 and Interstate Highway 45 when Carpenter crashed into Taylor's vehicle. 

Taylor accuses Carpenter of negligence for allegedly failing to operate the vehicle with proper care necessary to avoid the collision. She is asking for more than $1 million in damages for medical expenses, physical pain, mental anguish, disfigurement, physical and mental impairment and loss of earnings. 

Attorney Felix Cox of the Daniel Stark law firm, in Bryan, represents Taylor. 

Jefferson County District Court case number: A196-016

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at Jefferson County District Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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