PRINCETON – A motorist is suing over
injuries she received when a driver allegedly crashed into the rear of her vehicle.
Deborah Lynn Coomes filed the suit May
20 in Mercer Circuit Court against Jeanette Cecil, citing negligence.
On June 28, 2014, Coomes was driving
westbound on Morrison Street in Princeton, the suit says, adding that at the same time, Cecil
too was driving westbound directly behind Coomes' car.
At one point Coomes had to slow and
stop her vehicle in order to yield to another motorist that was ahead
of her, the suit says. Cecil, however, failed to slow her vehicle and it collided
with the rear of Coomes' car, according to the complaint.
Because of the accident,
Coomes now has medical expenses, has lost wages and future earnings,
has experienced pain and suffering and diminished capacity to enjoy
life, and has other consequences and damages associated with her
injuries, the suit alleges.
In addition to a trial by
jury, Coomes seeks compensatory and punitive damages, pre- and
post-judgment interest, attorney fees, court costs and other relief
the court deems appropriate. She is represented by Robert D. Cline
Jr. and Brian E. Bigelow of Farmer, Cline & Campbell PLLC in
Mercer Circuit Court Case