The owners of a campground who were attacked by a group of allegedly drunken revelers filed a motion for default judgment Feb. 6 in a personal injury case  they brought in St. Clair County.

Ervin and Cheryl Smith filed suit against campers Jacob K. Pflasterer, Kenneth L. Burgess Jr., Terrence Bailey, Suzette M. Weis and Sarah Yates in May 2012.

The Smiths allege they were attacked after attempting to kick the campers off their property - Kaskaskia River Marina and Campground - in May 2010.

After the Smiths requested the defendants leave their property, the defendants momentarily exited, but returned and continued to engage in altercations, according to the Smiths' complaint.

The plaintiffs request defendants Burgess and Bailey be found in default, and a judgment entered against them for an amount ordered by the court, the Smiths' motion states.

Defendant Weis, in her answer to the complaint, states she was without information or knowledge to admit or deny the allegations.

A case management is set for Feb. 21.

The Smiths are seeking a judgment of more than $50,000.

Lloyd M. Cueto of the Law Office of Lloyd M. Cueto in Belleville represents the plaintiffs.

Charles H. Stegmeyer of Stegmeyer & Stegmeyer in Belleville represents Weis.

The case is assigned to St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number: 12-L-273.

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