After an automobile accident, a New Orleans-based nun is suing the allegedly responsible driver, the car’s owner and the owner’s insurer. This claim is a good example of a situation where there are multiple sources of responsible parties liable for damages sustained in an accident. Additionally, the laws of Louisiana are different than Texas laws regarding the parties that can be sued as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
A New Orleans-based nun, Sister Vincent Marie Wilson, filed a lawsuit against driver Christian Green who made a left turn against a traffic light and struck Sister Wilson, totaling her vehicle and causing serious injury. In her lawsuit, Sister Wilson accuses the adverse driver of
” . . . negligence, including failure to maintain a proper control of the vehicle, operating a vehicle in a careless and reckless manner, failing to obey the traffic laws of Orleans Parish and traveling at too great a speed.” Sister Wilson alleges that the collision caused serious and permanent personal injury which included “. . . back, neck, shoulder, and pelvic injuries.” Plaintiff has undergone extensive medical treatment and physical therapy. (Ibid)
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