WILLIAMSON – A Matewan couple alleges they were injured when a driver stopped in the road and backed into their vehicle.
Douglas Ray Hawkins and Annabelle Hawkins filed the lawsuit against Christopher Michael Ball and A Plus Rent to Own for a car accident that allegedly caused the Hawkinses injuries and damages, according to a complaint filed in Mingo Circuit Court.
The suit states Ball was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Express truck owned by A Plus Rent to Own when he negligently failed to keep a proper lookout and collided with the plaintiffs' vehicle pn County Road 49 in Mingo County on June 28, 2018.
The Hawkinses allege they suffered medical expenses, a loss of ability to enjoy life and physical and mental injuries.
The Hawkinses are seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. They are represented by Greg K. Smith of the Law Office of Greg K. Smith in Williamson.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Miki Thompson.
Mingo Circuit Court case number 19-C-69