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Pedestrian claims driver backed into her in Edwardsville parking lot

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 16, 2017

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EDWARDSVILLE — A pedestrian is suing a vehicle owner and driver for allegedly backing into her in an Edwardsville apartment parking lot in May 2015. 

Heather A. Poll filed a complaint on May 4 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Taylor C. Berutti and Christopher Berutti, alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 6, 2015, she was walking in the parking lot of an apartment building at 201 Ashley Place in Edwardsville when Taylor Berutti allegedly collided with the plaintiff while backing out of a parking space. 

Poll claims she suffered physical and mental pain, diminished earning capacity and medical expenses. 

The plaintiff alleges Taylor Berutti failed to keep careful lookout and failed to avoid the plaintiff and Christopher Berutti allowed a careless driver to operate his vehicle.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in excess of $50,000 plus costs of this suit. 

She is represented by Edward T. McCarthy of McCarthy & Allen in Edwardsville.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-601

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