EDWARDSVILLE – A woman is seeking damages after she was struck with a baseball bat while visiting a camper in Michael.
Dana J. Ruzicka filed a complaint on Sept. 25 in the Madison County Circuit Court against David Taylor, alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, Ruzicka alleges that on Nov. 7, 2016, she was at Taylor's camper to retrieve personal property when she was struck with a baseball bat by Lydia Taylor Hartle.
As a result, Ruzicka claims she sustained severe and permanent injuries, mental anguish and became liable for large sums of money for medical care and services.
The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to warn her of the danger of an attack, improperly controlled the premises, failed to supervise individuals also in the premises and failed to otherwise protect her from being attacked.
The plaintiff seeks judgment in a sum of more than $50,000, plus costs of suit and other relief deemed appropriate.
She is represented by Gregory Tobin of Pratt & Tobin PC in East Alton.
Madison County Circuit Court case number 17-L-1343