FAYETTEVILLE – A Pool couple is seeking damages from a Fayetteville business and its employee after a collision on U.S. Route 19.
Roy A. Nutter and Cindy A. Nutter filed a complaint Oct. 20 in Fayette Circuit Court against Mid-South Subcontractors Inc. and Michael Allen Handlowich alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, on Nov. 24, 2015, Roy Nutter was injured when defendant Handlowich negligently operated a Ford F-550 utility truck while in the course and scope of his employment with defendant Mid-South and caused it to collide with the Nissan pickup truck the plaintiff was driving. The suit states the collision occurred on U.S. Route 19 near Fayetteville.
Roy Nutter alleges he sustained serious injuries to his head, thumb, wrist and head and Cindy Nutter alleges she was deprived of the care, society and services of her husband.
The plaintiffs holds Mid-South Subcontractors Inc. and Handlowich responsible because defendant Handlowich allegedly negligently permitted the truck he was driving to collide with plaintiff's vehicle.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and damages, legal interest and costs. They are represented by Kevin B. Burgess and Christopher B. Frost of Hamilton, Burgess, Young & Pollard PLLC in Fayetteville. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Paul M. Blake Jr.
Fayette Circuit Court vase number 17-C-309