St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien has set a mandatory status conference in a case alleging U.S. District Judge William D. Stiehl did not obey a stop sign, causing a collision.
LeChien on Sept. 10 set the status conference for Nov. 12 at 9:30 a.m.
According to the complaint filed on Aug. 5, Amos C. Mosby, Jr. claims he was driving on McClintock Avenue on Aug. 13, 2011, around 1:20 p.m. when Stiehl was driving on Garden Boulevard at the same intersection as Mosby and allegedly ran a stop sign, striking Mosby’s vehicle.
Stiehl allegedly failed to maintain a proper lookout, failed to stop at a clearly marked stop sign, failed to yield the right-of-way, failed to obey a traffic control device and drove through an intersection without first determining whether it was safe to do so, the suit states.
Mosby seeks a judgment of more than $50,000.
Mosby will be represented by Amy Collignon Gunn of The Simon Law Firm in St. Louis.
An attorney for Stiehl has not yet been identified.
Stiehl was nominated to his post at the Southern District of Illinois by President Ronald Reagan and has served since 1986.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 13-L-408