New Lawsuits: Friday, March 14

Steve Gonzalez Mar. 17, 2008, 4:52am

Tammy Prestito v. GMAC Mortgage Group, Inc
J-Crowder; PA-Eric Rhein

  • Prestito claims GMAC tried to collect on a debt they claimed she owed them despite the fact that she had never borrowed money from them in the first place. Prestito is seeking damages in excess of $150,000 for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
    08 L 219

    Melissa Yotter v. Patricia Leppert
    J-Byron; PA-Thomas Rich
  • Yotter claims that she was seriously injured on Jan. 21, 2007, when Leppert collided with her on Illinois Route 111 at its intersection with Illinois Route 255 in Wood River. Yotter is seeking damages in excess of $50,000, plus costs.
    08 L 220

    Donald Beckley, individually and as Special Administrator of the Estate of Rosella Beckley v. Granite City Hospital Company, LLC, d/b/a Gateway Regional Medical Center
    J-Stack; PA-Eric Evans and Dawn Kamadulski
  • Beckley alleges on Oct. 1, 2006, Gateway exchanged his wife's endotracheal tube for a larger tube and when doing so they improperly manipulated the endotracheal tube changer causing a tracheal-bronchial laceration which later killed her. He is seeking damages in excess of $750,000.
    08 L 225

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