A man who sued a driver and an equipment rental company after a collision with a truck has moved for summary judgment.
Robert J. and Barbara Simon filed a lawsuit March 12, 2014, in the Jefferson County District Court against Ethan Kirk Blood and Groves Equipment Rental, citing negligence.
On Oct. 13 Robert Simon filed a motion for summary judgment, stating there is no evidence to support the defendants’ claims that the incident was caused by a third party or by Robert Simon.
The lawsuit states Robert Simon was stopped in traffic when Ethan Kirk Blood struck the Simons’ vehicle from the rear with a large, heavy-duty truck owned by Groves Equipment Rental.
The couple sustained serious and permanent injuries, according to the complaint.
The Simons are suing for damages in excess of $1 million.
They are being represented by Sutton & Jacobs LLP.
The defendants are represented by J. Diamond and Associates.
Jefferson County District Court Case No. D195-488