The Madison County Record Jul. 12, 2016, 2:54pm


BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County motorist is suing another driver, alleging her negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Betty Moreno filed a lawsuit June 24 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Anastasia Maldonado of Fayetteville and USAA Insurance Agency Inc., alleging breach of duty and negligence. 

According to the complaint, on June 26, 2014, Moreno was driving southbound on state Route 4 while Maldonado was traveling in the same direction directly behind her. The suit says the defendant's then collided with the plaintiff''s vehicle. 

The lawsuit states Moreno sustained injuries to her head, neck, back and chest, loss of enjoyment of life and medical expenses. The plaintiff alleges Maldonado negligently caused the collision, failed to keep a careful look out, followed her vehicle too closely and that defendant USAA Insurance breached its contract for the under-insured motorist.

Moreno seeks a trial by jury, judgment of more than $50,000, attorney fees, legal costs and all other relief the court deems just and equitable. She is represented by attorney Derald L. Gab of Law Offices of Derald L. Gab PC in St. Louis.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 16-L-326

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