HOUSTON – A Starr County truck driver has filed a lawsuit in
response to alleged exposure to a hazardous gas.
Domingo Silva is suing Sanchez Oil & Gas Corp. in the
Harris County 333rd District Court, alleging the defendant owned and operated a
jobsite near the South Texas town of Cotulla where he became exposed to
Silva reported to the jobsite last Jan. 7. His suit claims the atmosphere of the jobsite was rife with
toxic amounts of the colorless and flammable gas, which immediately affects the
olfactory nerve of the exposed individual.
Per Silva, the aforementioned exposure occurred just as he
exited his truck.
He faults the defendant for knowing about the dangerous
nature of the gas and failing to take precaution because of that knowledge.
Consequently, Silva seeks unspecified monetary damages and a
Attorneys Tony Buzbee and Crystal Del Toro of The Buzbee Law
Firm in Houston are representing the complainant.
Harris County 333rd District Court Case No. 2017-21473