BEAUMONT— The widow of a man killed in an accident with a commercial truck is suing the vehicle's owner and driver is seeking damages the alleged wrongful death of her husband.
Claudia Zamora filed a complaint on Dec. 16 in the Jefferson County District Court against Kelkar LLC and Troop Industrial and James Williams Jr. alleging negligence and wrongful death.
According to the claim, on Dec. 2, 2015, the defendant was operating a flatbed truck at high speeds, while driving towards Alfredo Zamora's vehicle. The suit states that Zamora was properly stopped or approaching a stop sign when the truck driven by Williams crashed into his car. The suit states the impact killed Zamora, therefore leaving his wife, Claudia, a widow, and his three children without a father. The plaintiffs claims the accident was allegedly due to the Williams operating the vehicle in a negligent manner.
Zamora is accusing the defendants of negligence and wrongful death.
Zamora seeks damages for loss of companionship, loss of inheritance, pain and mental anguish, medical and funeral expenses, as well as court costs, up to $1 million. Zamora is represented by Kurt B. Arnold, Kyle Findley and Cesar Tavares of Arnold and Itkin LLP in Houston.
Jefferson County District Court Case number B-197941