Injured motorist files suit against American Family Mutual Insurance over claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An insured motorist alleges American Family Mutual Insurance Co. has failed to pay the fair value of his claim.

Tanesha Leachman filed a complaint on Jan. 9 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against American Family Mutual Insurance Co. alleging breach of contract/vexatious refusal.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 21, 2018, he was involved in a motor vehicle collision that caused injuries to his head, neck, arms, legs and back. The plaintiff alleges he incurred medical expenses in the amount of $4,838, but received reimbursement of only $969.22. 

The plaintiff alleges the automobile policy issued to him by the defendant had medical payments coverage with a payment limit of $5,000.

The plaintiff holds American Family Mutual Insurance Co. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed and refused to pay him the fair value of his claim.

The plaintiff seeks damages of not less than $25,000, with interest, costs, fees and expenses. He is represented by Darrin W. Sorrell of Sorrell & Traube in St. Louis.

St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1922cc0076

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