Area resident Linda Odom has filed suit against Beaumont local Linda Fontenot, alleging the woman failed to obey traffic control devices and caused an automobile collision.

The suit was filed Oct. 25 in Jefferson County District Court.

According to the lawsuit, the collision occurred on Aug. 22, 2010. The suit does not state how or where the incident occurred.

The suit only states that Fontenot negligently failed to obey traffic control devices, keep a proper lookout and swerve to avoid the collision.

The plaintiff is suing for her alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages, plus all court costs.

Beaumont attorney Jeffrey Chilton of Packard Lapray represents her.

Judge Gary Sanderson, 6oth District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. B191-246

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