Cy-Fair cleaning company accused of negligence
An employee of a Cy-Fair window cleaning company is suing the business and the owners of the building he was working on after he was allegedly hurt on the job.
Wilmer Vargas filed a lawsuit March 10 in Harris County District Court against HWC General Maintenance LLC and Houston Window Cleaning LLC. Houston Gulfgate Partners LP of Memorial was also named as a defendant.
According to the complaint, Vargas was employed by Houston Window Cleaning and working at the Gulfgate Center Mall in February 2010. Vargas claims his hand was crushed because of dangerous conditions on the job site.
Vargas accuses both HWC and Gulfgate Partners of negligence and failing to maintain a safe work environment. He asks for an undetermined amount of money in damages for medical costs, lost wages and court fees.
Attorneys Melissa Moore and Rochelle Owens are representing. They ask for a jury trial.
Harris County District Court case No. 2011-15261.
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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