BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing Allstate Insurance Company for allegedly refusing to pay her underinsured motorist claim.
Gladys Fennoy filed a complaint on May 10 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Allstate Insurance Company, alleging the Delaware corporation breached the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 13, 2016, she was injured in a collision caused by the negligence of an underinsured motorist.
She claims she suffered injuries and damages in excess of $50,000.
After settling with the at-fault driver's full policy limits of $25,000, the plaintiff is now claiming underinsured motorist benefits under to terms of the policy issued by the defendant.
The plaintiff alleges Allstate Insurance Company failed and refused to tender the insurance benefits due to her and did not make an offer to settle her claim.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in the amount of $25,000, plus attorney's fees, costs and all other relief deemed just and proper.
She is represented by Jason R. Caraway of Caraway, Fisher & Broombaugh PC in Belleville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 18-L-233