St. Clair County man files suit over rear-end crash

By The Madison County Record | Sep 23, 2014

A St. Clair County man says he was hurt when he was rear-ended while driving in East St. Louis.

Chris A. Rydgig filed the lawsuit Sept. 9 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Joseph E. Morgan.

Rydgig says he was driving west on the Poplar Street Bridge on Jan. 30 when he was hit from behind by a car driven by Morgan. Rydgig accuses Morgan of negligence and asks for more than $50,000 in damages for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering.

Attorney Gregory M. Tobin, of East Alton, represents Rydgig.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number: 14-L-626.

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