BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a Fairview Heights crash.
Tiffany Hale filed a complaint on Jan. 8 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Porfirio Yvanes, alleging the driver failed to keep his vehicle under proper control.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 5, she was operating a vehicle on Perrin Road in Fairview Heights when the defendant allegedly caused a collision.
As a result, Hale claims she suffered acute and permanent injuries to her lumbar spine, wrist, neck and back.
The plaintiff holds Yvanes responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to yield the right of way, failed to keep a proper lookout and carelessly and improperly backed his vehicle.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in her favor in a fair and reasonable amount exceeding $50,000, plus costs. She is represented by Patrick Kennedy Bader andJacob C. Murov of Bader & Murov LLC in St. Louis.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 19-L-0017