LOGAN – A bank alleges it spent more than $10,000 to make repairs to a drive-thru after an employee of a trucking company struck it with a truck.
Logan Bank and Trust Co. filed a complaint Feb. 20 in Logan Circuit Court against Belt Transfer Co. Inc. alleging that the trucking company negligently entrusted its truck to a careless driver.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on March 30, 2017, defendant's employee negligently and carelessly drove defendant's truck and caused it to strike plaintiff's drive-thru banking facility at the Fountain Place Mall in Logan. As a result, the plaintiff alleges it suffered damages in the amount of $10,500 to make the necessary repairs to the drive-thru.
The plaintiff holds Belt Transfer Co. Inc. responsible because the defendant's employee allegedly failed to maintain control of the motor vehicle he was driving.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in the amount of $10,500, pre- and post-judgment interest and costs of court. He is represented by David C. Wandling of Wandling Law Office LC in Logan. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Joshua Butcher.
Logan Circuit Court case number 18-C-40