Ronnie Smith vs. Illinois Union Insurance Company
PA – Harvey Peyton; J – Nibert
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant, a Chicago-based insurance company, for failing to defend him in a civil suit pending in Mason Circuit Court. The suit, Frank Paul Wingo and Penny Wingo vs. Ronnie Smith, et. al. alleges Smith was partially responsible for injuries Frank sustained on June 23, 2007, after helping Bob Motz escape the cab of his jet-powered semi-truck when it caught fire at the Kanawha Valley Dragway Park in Southside. He seeks minimal damages of $13,037 – the amount he has already paid out of pocket to defend himself – plus court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 10-C-90