Motorist claims Galveston garbage truck failed to yield in collision

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 4, 2017

GALVESTON – A Pasadena resident is seeking damages over alleged injuries sustained in a collision with a Galveston garbage truck.

Cuore Falkner filed a complaint on Sept. 11 in the Galveston County District Court against the city of Galveston alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, on Dec. 8, 2016, plaintiff was injured when a garbage truck driven by the defendant's employee recklessly entered an intersection at J and 10th streets and struck plaintiff’s vehicle.

The plaintiff holds the city of Galveston responsible because defendant's employee allegedly failed to keep a proper lookout and failed to apply brakes in a timely manner.

The plaintiff seeks monetary relief of more than $100,000 but less than $200,000 and such other and further relief to which plaintiff may be entitled. The plaintiff is represented by Albert Lee Giddens of Law Office of Albert Lee Giddens in Pasadena.

Galveston County District Court case number CV-0079604

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