HOUSTON – A local wholesale company specializing in the marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, hospitality businesses, and other companies that provide food service is facing a personal injury lawsuit from an employee who claims an on the job incident last year resulted in the amputation of his right long finger, according to recent Harris County District Court records.
Juan Viramontes initiated legal action against Sysco Corp. on Mar. 13 in the 269th District Court. His suit explains that he was working for the defendant on Mar. 14, 2018 when “his glove was caught in a saw when he was cutting meat.”
Consequently, the plaintiff seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.
He is represented by Sofia E. Bruera of the Bruera Law Firm, PLLC in Houston.
Harris County 269th District Court Case No. 2019-18328