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Flight attendant blames airport operators for being run over

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 7, 2017

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HOUSTON — A flight attendant is suing Houston airport operators, employers and a driver, alleging their negligence caused her to be run over by an electric cart. 

Heba Soliman of San Francisco filed a complaint June 1 in Harris County District Court against ABM Industries Incorporated, ABM Aviation Inc. Air Serv Corporation, the city of Houston and John Doe, alleging ABMs and Air Serv' negligently trained, hired and supervised defendant John Doe.

According to the complaint, on June 7, 2015, Soliman was walking through a George Bush International Airport terminal after a flight when she was struck from behind by a an electric cart, knocked down and run over. Soliman says she sustained serious injuries all over her body, including her right leg, hip, nerves and joints. 

The plaintiff alleges John Doe, an employee of the defendants, failed to maintain a careful lookout and failed to stop or take evasive actions.

Soliman seeks trial by jury, damages up to $750,000, plus interest, court costs, attorney fees and all other general and special relief. She is represented by attorneys Andrew Sher of The Sher Law Firm PLLC in Houston, and by Richard T. Stillwell of Stillwell Law Firm PLLC in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2017-36857

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