Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 15, 2017, 11:32am


EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing fellow motorist Bobbi D. File, alleging negligence in connection with a collision.

David Funkhouser filed a complaint on Feb. 3 in Madison County Circuit Court against File, alleging that she failed to drive her vehicle in a safe manner.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 27, 2016, he was operating his motor vehicle at Pontoon Road, intersecting Breckenridge Lane, when the defendant drove into the rear of his vehicle. As a result, the plaintiff claims, he suffered physical injuries and loss of earnings and expended money for medical care. The plaintiff holds File responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to keep a proper lookout for other vehicles, failed to properly apply her brakes and operated her vehicle at an excessive rate of speed.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in excess of $50,000 to fairly and reasonably compensate him for his damages, plus costs of this suit. He is represented by John H. Hustava of John H. Hustava, PC in Collinsville.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-166

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