New Lawsuits: Friday, April 1
Amber Wilson and Geoff Minter, as special administrators of the estate of John Doe, a minor, and Amber Wilson, individually, and Geoff Minter, individually v. Deep Corporation, Inc., d/b/a Howard Johnson Express Inn of Collinsville, Ill. and Howard Johnson Express InnCollinsville parents Wilson and Minter allege Howard Johnson’s negligence caused the death of minor John Doe. On June 15, 2003, Wilson, a Howard Johnson employee who was pregnant, claims she was punched in the in the stomach by a patron which caused her to miscarry. Wilson and Minter seek a judgment of at least $300,000 for emotional pain and suffering and lost wages; plus all costs of the suit and all other relief, as the court deems proper.
J-Stack; PA-Michael J. Brunton
05 L 309
Tainisha N. Ingram v. Stacey A. Vassier
J-Matoesian; PA-Bob L. Perica
Ingram, a passenger, claims on April 3, 2003, while stopped at a traffic light on Homer Adams Parkway in Alton, Vassier collided with the rear of vehicle in which she was a passenger. Ingram is seeking at least $50,000 for multiple injuries and lost income; plus all costs.
05 L 310
Robert D. Wolff v. Power Maintenance and Constructors, L.L.C
J-Kardis; PA-Lee W. Barron
Madison County resident Wolff alleges his Alton employers, Power Maintenance and Constructors, terminated his employment when he complained to OSHA of potential asbestos exposure. Wolff is seeking punitive damages in compensation of at least $50,000 in lost wages and emotional distress. Wolff also alleges the defendant violated the Whistleblower Act, and seeks to have his employment reinstated.
05 L 311
Bennett Sukalski, a minor, and Kathleen Sukalski as parent, John Sukalski and Kathleen Sukalski, individually v. Ryan Swetitch
J-Moran; PA-H. Karl Runge, Jr.
On June 20, 2003, the Sukalskis, while traveling south on Keebler at the intersection of Wilson in Collinsville, allege Swetitch’s vehicle collided with Dennis Ennis’ vehicle, which came into contact with the plaintiffs’ vehicle. The Sukalskis are seeking a judgment of at least $200,000 for permanent injuries, medical expenses, and future pain and suffering.
05 L 312