Mark Moerlien filed a personal injury suit against Tess Rudder in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 3, seeking damages for injuries he allegedly sustained on Aug. 20, 2005, when Rudder collided with his motorcycle.
"Defendant so negligently and carelessly operated her vehicle so as to cause the same to violently collide with the Plaintiff's motorcycle causing serious personal injuries," the complaint states.
According to the complaint, Moerlien was driving his motorcycle eastbound along the Great River Road in Godfrey at the time of the collision.
He claims Rudder was negligent by:
Moerlien claims he suffered severe and permanent injuries that caused and will continue to cause him to suffer extreme pain, medical expenses and the loss of a normal life.
Represented by Todd Neilson of Callis, Papa, Hale, Szewczyk & Danzinger in Granite City, Moerlien is seeking a judgment in excess of $50,000, plus costs.
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