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  • LEGAL NOTICE

    886955—Shawn R. Fitten, Sr., et al. vs. Hope Williams, et al.

    Hope Williams, whose last known place of residence is 207 Francis Street, Baytown, TX 77520, otherwise whose place of residence is unknown, will take notice that on October 5, 2017, the undersigned, Shawn R. Fitten, Sr. and Shawn R. Fitten, Jr. a minor, by and through his father and next friend, Shawn R. Fitten, Sr., filed their complaint in the Court of Common Pleas, 1200 Ontario Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113, of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, alleging that on or about October 21, 2015 Plaintiff Shawn R. Fitten, Sr., was a passenger in the vehicle being operated by Defendant, Hope Williams, who was operating a vehicle on Benwood Avenue, in a eastbound direction, at or near the intersection of East 142nd Street, in the City of Cleveland, Ohio; that at that time and place, the defendant, Hope Williams, failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead, causing her vehicle to hit the vehicle in front of her; that said collision was a direct and proximate result of the negligence of the Defendant, Hope Williams; that as a direct and proximate result of the negligence of the defendant, Hope Williams, this Plaintiff sustained injuries to his person, experienced pain, suffering and disability; and incurred medical expenses for his care and treatment.

    Plaintiff, Shawn R. Fitten, Sr., is the parent, father, and natural guardian of Shawn R. Fitten, Jr., a minor; that Shawn R. Fitten, Jr. was a passenger in the vehicle being owned and driven by the defendant, Hope Williams; that defendant, Hope Williams, negligently operated her vehicle on October 21, 2015, as more fully set forth previously herein; that said negligence of the defendant was the sole and proximate cause of the injuries sustained by plaintiff, Shawn R. Fitten, Jr. as alleged herein; that as a direct and proximate result of the negligence of the defendant, Hope Williams, this Plaintiff sustained injuries to his person, experienced pain, suffering and disability; and incurred medical expenses for his care and treatment.

    Plaintiffs state further that Shawn R. Fitten, Sr. is the father and natural guardian of Plaintiff, Shawn R. Fitten, Jr., a minor; that as a direct and proximate result of the negligence of the Defendants, Plaintiff Shawn R. Fitten, Sr. has lost the filial consortium of his son, Plaintiff Shawn R. Fitten, Jr., and will continue to lose such services into the future.

    Plaintiffs pray for judgment against Defendants, jointly and severally, for compensatory damages on behalf of Plaintiffs, Shawn R. Fitten Sr., and Shawn R. Fitten, Jr., in individual amounts in excess of $25,000.00; together with interest, costs, reasonable attorney fees and any other such legal and equitable relief deemed just and appropriate.

    The defendant named above is required to answer on or before the 31st day of October, 2018.

    Shawn R. Fitten, Sr. and Shawn R. Fitten, Jr. a minor, by and through his father and next friend, Shawn R. Fitten, Sr.

    By Thomas J. Silk, Attorney for Plaintiff.

    Aug29Sep5-12-19-26Oct3, 2018

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