Madison - St. Clair Record

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Giacoletto Law Firm alleges insurer failed to provide compensation

Lawsuits

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 23, 2018


EDWARDSVILLE — A Collinsville law firm is suing an insurer for allegedly failing to compensate the firm following a client's collision claim. 

Giacoletto Law Firm filed a complaint on Oct. 5 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Country Mutual Insurance Co., also known as Country Preferred Insurance Co., alleging the insurer breached the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

According to the complaint, the firm alleges that on Dec. 22, 2014, its client, Linda Stehman was injured in an collision due to the negligence of a third party. At the time of the occurrence, Stehman's insurance policy issued by Country Mutual was in full force and effect. However, the law firm alleges the insurer refused to compensate the plaintiff for work done in creating the common fund. 

The plaintiff seeks damages of more than $50,000 but less than $75,000, plus costs and all further relief as the court deems just and proper. Giacoletto Law Firm is represented by Steven Giacoletto.

Madison County Circuit Court case number 18-L-1332

Want to get notified whenever we write about any of these organizations ?

Sign-up Next time we write about any of these organizations, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Giacoletto Law Firm Madison County Circuit Court

More News