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State Farm files suit for damages after client's accident with USPS employee

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 29, 2016

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LOS ANGELES – An insurance firm is suing a government entity for damages after an employee allegedly caused an accident with its client.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. filed a complaint on July 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against United States Postal Service, Medik Baban and Does 1-10 alleging that they failed to control his vehicle causing damages to plaintiff's insured individual.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on April 14, 2015, it suffered damages as the result of its client, Teresa Garcia, being involved in a car accident with Baban, who was driving a USPS vehicle. The plaintiff holds United States Postal Service, Baban and Does 1-10 responsible because Baban allegedly made an unsafe turn causing his vehicle to collide with Garcia's vehicle.

The plaintiff seeks actual damages in the sum of $12,796.82 plus interest at the legal rate, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by David B. Pillemer and Robin F. Genchel of Pillermer & Pillemer in Encino.

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-05624

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