HOUSTON — The widow of a deceased construction site worker is suing a building company, alleging the defendant's negligence led to her husband's death.
JingJing Shi, individualy and as representative of the estate of Weiming Wang, deceased and as next friend of Y.B.W., a minor, filed a complaint Sept. 4 in Harris County District Court against Hwami Builder LLC and WBBC Company, alleging negligence and wrongful death.
According to the complaint Wang, was working on a site controlled by the defendants on May 22. The suit states Wang was unloading a scissor lift from a flatbed truck that was being used by the defendants when one of the ramp legs failed. The lawsuit alleges Wang fell 4 to 5 feet and sustained brain and spine injuries. After arriving at the hospital, the plaintiff died 18 hours later, the suit states.
Shi seeks more than $1 million, trial by jury, attorney fess, court costs, interest and all just relief. She is represented by attorney Benjamin R. Roberts of Benjamin Roberts Law PLLC in Houston.
Harris County District Court case number 2019-63256