Pedestrian struck by vehicle sues driver, Heard Green Lawns

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 1, 2011

HUNTINGTON -- A pedestrian is suing Heard Green Lawns and the driver of a vehicle that struck him while he was walking in Huntington.

On April 8, 2010, Billy J. Maddix was a pedestrian near the intersection of West 14th Street and Madison Avenue in Huntington when he was struck by a vehicle, according to a complaint filed May 2 in Cabell Circuit Court.

Maddix claims Albert C. Voorhees, the driver of the vehicle, was operating the vehicle with the full knowledge and consent of Heard Green Lawns.

The defendants' negligence caused Maddix to be seriously and severely injured, according to the suit.

Maddix is seeking compensatory damages. He is being represented by Matthew R. Oliver.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge David M. Pancake

Cabell Circuit Court case number: 11-C-269

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