EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges she resigned from her position at Kathy's Kars Inc. in East Alton because of sexual harassment.
Danielle Haile filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in Madison County Circuit Court against Mark Harster, Kathy's Kars Inc. and Cottage Hills Auto Credit, alleging they violated the Illinois Human Rights Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she was subjected to sexual harassment and an intimidating and offensive work environment, forcing her to resign as an employee of Kathy's Kars on Nov. 3, 2015.
As a result, she claims she suffered lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress and loss of normal life.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in her favor in an amount of more than $50,000, plus interest, attorneys' fees and costs of this suit.
She is represented by Michael P. Glisson and Timothy J. Chartrand of Williamson, Webster, Falb & Glisson in Alton.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-1612