Widow blames husband's employer for his death

By Philip Gonzales | May 18, 2017

HOUSTON — A Harris County widow is suing her husband's employer, alleging the defendant's negligence caused his death. 

Linda Parker of Deer Park, individually and on behalf of the estate of Eddie Parker, deceased, filed a complaint April 28 in Harris County District Court against Ryder Services Corp., doing business as Ryder Claims Services Corp. alleging failure to provide a safe place to work.

According to the complaint, on May 12, 2016, Eddie Parker, 68, sustained significant injuries while repairing a vehicle on the defendant's premises. The suit says these injuries contributed to Parker's death Aug. 20, 2016. 

The plaintiff alleges Ryder Claims Services failed to properly train and supervise plaintiff and failed to provide adequate safe tools and equipment.

Linda Parker seeks trial by jury, monetary relief of more than $1 million and all other just relief. She is represented by attorneys Roy Camberg of The Camberg Law Firm PC in Houston and Chad Matthews of Matthews & Forester in League City.

Harris County District Court Case number 2017-28414

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