BELLEVILLE – A motorist alleges =his insurance has failed to settle his claim for uninsured motorist benefits.
Robert L. Brown filed a complaint on Aug. 8 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Unique Insurance Co., alleging the licensed insurer failed to comply with the terms of the insurance policy.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 15, he suffered injuries and damages when he was involved in motor vehicle accident negligently caused by an uninsured motorist. The suit states that the plaintiff had insurance through the defendant at the time of the incident, which included uninsured motorist coverage.
The plaintiff alleges he demanded arbitration pursuant to the terms of his insurance policy five times from February to June and also demanded a certified copy of his policy, but the defendant has failed to respond to these demands.
He claims the defendant has failed and refused to tender an offer of the policy limits to settle his claim.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant, attorney's fees and costs for this action and any further relief that the court may deem equitable.
He is represented by Kevin Boyne of Kevin Boyne PC in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-425