BEAUMONT — A motorist is suing two other drivers, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Sarah Laufluer filed a complaint May 26 in Jefferson County District Court against Rex Ellis and Jose Chapa, alleging they breached their duty to operate a vehicle and a careful and prudent manner.

According to the complaint, on May 1, 2017, Laufleur sustained serious and permanent injuries when a car carrying Ellis an Chapa smashed into her vehicle in Orange, Texas. Laufleur says she suffered injuries, medical-related expenses, disfigurement and mental anguish as well as physical impairment and disfigurment. 

The plaintiff alleges Ellis and Chapa failed to yield right of way, failed to make a safe turn and failed to take evasive actions.

Laufluer seeks trial by jury, damages of more than $250,000, pre- and post-judgment interest, costs of court and all other just and proper relief. She is represented by attorney Cody A. Dishon of The Ferguson Law Firm LLP in Beaumont.

Jefferson County District Court Case number A-200134

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