The lawsuit does not specify the kind of vehicle, but Werner carries freight and operates large trucks. Jones and Licatino claim they suffered “severe and permanent injuries.”
Werner responded in court records with a “general denial.” Family Dollar Distribution LLC responded that it had “no right of control over the incident” and it therefore should not be a defendant in the lawsuit.
The judge has not yet set deadlines for proceeding with the lawsuit.
* Clarification: the original version of this story had a missing word. Family Dollar argued it should not be a defendant in the lawsuit.