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Parking lot collision prompts lawsuit


By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 8, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County resident accuses another driver of allegedly hitting his car in a parking lot.

Willie Nicholson filed a complaint on July 26 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Jermere Ross-Benton of Fairview Height, alleging that the driver breached his duty to exercise the highest degree of care while operating his vehicle.

According to the complaint, Ross-Benton hit Nicholson's 2004 Pontiac Grand Pirx in a parking lot. Nicholson claims he suffered injuries to his neck, back, abdomen, right hand and right fingers. Nicholson blames Ross-Benton for allegedly speeding and not keeping a proper lookout. 

Nicholson requests a trial by jury and seeks a judgment exceeding $50,000. He is represented by John L. Wilbers of The Wilbers Law Firm in St. Louis.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 18-L-503

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