A Jefferson County man has sued a company, alleging negligence in a workplace incident.

Jose Wilson of Port Arthur filed a lawsuit Jan. 28 in Jefferson County District Court against The Newtron Group of Travis County, citing negligence.

According to the complaint, Wilson was employed by Brock Group Inc. as a carpenter’s helper and while on the premises of a work site Nov. 11, 2014, he was struck on the lower back by a crescent wrench dropped from scaffolding above him by a Newtron Group employee.

The suit states Wilson suffered disabling injuries, physical pain, suffering and impairment along with mental anguish.

Wilson seeks compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, attorney fees, expenses and costs. He is represented by attorneys Tommy Yeates of Moore Landrey in Beaumont and Richard Lewis of Boneau & Lewis in Port Arthur.

Jefferson County District Court: case number: D-196646


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