EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County couple alleges a Maryville motorist struck the husband's vehicle, causing him to strike another vehicle.
Corey LaBarge and Brittaney LaBarge filed a complaint on Dec. 12 in Madison County Circuit Court against Zachary Cawvey, alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on Nov. 8, Corey LaBarge was traveling southbound on Highway 157 near its intersection with Hill Creek Road in Collinsville when the defendant struck his vehicle, causing it to collide with a third vehicle.
Corey LaBarge allegedly sustained severe and permanent injuries, and Brittaney Labarge alleges she has been deprived of the services and support of her husband.
The plaintiffs allege Cawvey failed to maintain careful lookout, failed to reduce speed and followed too closely.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment in their favor in an amount of more than $50,000 for each of them, plus costs for this action.
They are represented by Brian M. Wendler and Angie M. Zinzilieta of Wendler Law PC in Edwardsville.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 16-L-1693