ST. LOUIS – A Missouri woman alleges her insurer refused to pay the amounts due and owing under the terms of her policy.
Michaela DeMarco filed a complaint on Dec. 5 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. alleging vexatious refusal to pay and breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan 13, she was a passenger in a vehicle heading west on Interstate 70 when an uninsured driver struck their vehicle. She alleges she sustained injuries to her torso, shoulder, abdomen, hip and knee. The suit states on Aug. 2, plaintiff submitted a claim for $25,000 to her uninsured motorist coverage to defendant and the defendant offered $16,500.
The plaintiff holds State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. responsible because the defendant allegedly refused to provide coverage to the extent it is provided for under her policy.
The plaintiff seeks damages between $25,000 and $75,000 and all other relief that is appropriate. She is represented by Christopher R. Dixon and Lee E. Snodgrass of The Dixon Injury Firm in St. Louis.
St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1822-cc11771