ST. LOUIS — A motor vehicle passenger is suing a motorist, citing alleged negligence.

Desiree Graham filed a complaint on Dec. 13 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against Stacey Rolof of St. Louis alleging that the motorist failed to exercise reasonable care in operating a motor vehicle.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Aug. 11, 2016, she was a passenger in a 1998 Dodge Durango traveling southbound on Hampton Avenue when the defendant, who was coming from the opposite direction, carelessly attempted to make a left turn and collided with the Durango. She allegedly sustained injuries to her neck, head and back, and incurred medical expenses in excess of $20,000 and loss wages of more than $5,000. 

The plaintiff holds Rolof responsible because she allegedly failed to yield the right of way and failed to maintain proper lookout.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury; and seeks damages of not less than $25,000, plus costs of court, and any further relief as the court deems just and proper. She is represented by Aaron M. Vogel of Schultz and Myers LLC in St. Louis.

St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1722-CC11939

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