A Jefferson County man is suing over claims he was injured in a collision.

Patrick Jordan filed a lawsuit Oct. 16 in Jefferson County District Court against Elmer Erdman Jr., citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Jordan was driving northbound on the U.S. Highway 69 frontage road in Port Arthur on April 8, 2014, when he slowed for traffic and was struck from behind by Erdman's vehicle. Jordan says he sustained serious injuries.

Jordan seeks actual and exemplary damages and costs of court. He is represented by attorney David P. Wilson of Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont.

Jefferson County District Court case number: A-196277

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