Man loses three fingers, sues Pasadena company
A Houston man is suing after a machine, serviced by a Pasadena company, cut off three of his fingers.
Than Phong Tran filed a lawsuit June 22 in the Harris County District Court against Pasadena company A-One Chemicals and Equipment, citing negligence and gross negligence.
Tran says on April 3, the machine he used at work jammed, and when he went to move the belts to get it going again as instructed by an employee of the defendant, it cut off his index, middle and ring fingers. The accident occurred because the defendant failed to install safety plates and guards on the machine, according to the brief.
Tran is seeking damages and court costs. He is being represented in the case by Houston attorney Matías Adrogué.
Harris County District Court Case No. 2012-36379.
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Harris County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.
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