Former La Espiga De Oro Employee Sues For Relief in Excess of One Million

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A Harris County man Jorge Velazquez, filed a complaint in December of 2017 against his former employer La Espiga De Oro, seeking in excess of one million dollars in general and special relief. The injury is due to the alleged negligence and gross negligence of his former employer.

Plaintiff was injured on July 25th, 2017 while working with a tortilla machine. The Defendant removed the safety guards from the machinery, making those working with it more vulnerable to injury. Mr. Velazquez, a minor at the time of the injury, was cleaning the tortilla machine when his hand became caught, causing part of his finger to be severed in the machine.

Mr. Velazquez is being represented by Attorney Benny Agosto, Jr. of the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner in Houston, Texas.

Benny Agosto, Jr. is a partner at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner in Houston, Texas. For over 68 years, Abraham Watkins has successfully represented injured people and families who fall victim to catastrophes. Our attorneys have the knowledge, experience and resources necessary to obtain just compensation their clients. If your life has been impacted because of the negligence of an employer, please contact the office of Benny Agosto, Jr. at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, by letter at 800 Commerce Street, Houston, Texas 77002, or by phone at 713-396-3964.

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