BEAUMONT – Motiva Enterprises was recently hit with a lawsuit seeking up to $1 million in damages for a man’s fall off a scaffold.
Francisco Reyes filed the suit July 8 in Jefferson County District Court.
According to his petition, on March 9, 2018, Reyes was working on scaffolding at the Motiva refinery in Port Arthur when it broke, causing him to fall.
He is accusing Motiva of failing to provide him with a safe place to work.
He is suing for his past and future medical expenses, pain, mental anguish, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages.
Houston attorney Jeff Musslewhite of Brown & Musslewhite represents him.
Judge Kent Walston, 58th District Court, is assigned to the case.
Case No. A-204079