Net to client: $581,191
On or about January 27, the Deceased, Victoria Olalde, was a passenger riding in Defendant Gabriels Olalde’s 2002 Grey Chevrolet Tahoe. Victoria had been riding with her sisters Clarissa, Anna, Elizabeth, Angelica, her aunt Sara Lopez, and cousin Angelica Sustaita, and were head Eastbound on IH-01 South Frontage Road in Winnie, Texas.
Also on January 27, 2007, Earnest Leon Mitchell, Jr., while in the course and scope of his employment with C.A.I., L.P. and Conn Appliances Inc., and operating a 2003 Freightliner FL60 Truck owned by his employers, Conn Appliances Inc. and C.A.I., L.P., Plaintiffs’ vehicle, thereby proximately causing the accident that made the basis of this cause.
Defendant Ernest Leon Mitchell was negligent in that he failed to control the speed of this vehicle, failed to effectuate proper evasive maneuvers, failed to drive in a single lane, and failed to be an attentive driver. The impact caused Decedent, Victoria Olalde, to sustain life-threatening injuries that ultimately led to her death. It was Ernest Leon Mitchell’s negligence, gross negligence, and negligence per se which were the proximate causes of Decedent’s injuries and death, as well as Plantiffs’ resulting damages.