Daily Legal News - Personal Injury Notices
897701—Jerilynn Gatewood, et al. vs. Alvin Bridges, et al.
Alvin Bridges, whose last known place of residence is 1427 Dorsh Road, South Euclid, OH 44121, otherwise whose place of residence is unknown; and Marcus G. Kpanlin, whose last known place of residence is 4645 Whitehall Drive, South Euclid, OH 44121, otherwise whose place of residence is unknown, will take notice that on May 14, 2018, the undersigned, Jerilynn Gatewood and Callie Gatewood, filed their complaint in the Court of Common Pleas, 1200 Ontario Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113, of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, alleging that on or about June 25, 2013, at approximately 5:15 p.m., plaintiff, Jerilynn Gatewood was a passenger in a vehicle driven by defendant Alvin Bridges and was using her seatbelt; that Defendant Alvin Bridges was operating a vehicle owned by defendant Marcus Kpanlin, southbound on South Green Road, at or near the address designated as 958 S. Green Road in the City of South Euclid, Ohio; that defendant Alvin Bridges was carelessly and negligently operating his vehicle at an excessive rate of speed, as well as other negligent acts, lost control of his vehicle when he rounded the curve, went left of center into the northbound lanes, up onto the tree lawn and struck a utility pole owned by First Energy, spun around and came to a stop in the northbound lanes, causing damage to the vehicle and serious injury to plaintiff's person.
Plaintiff further states that defendant Marcus Kpanlin was the owner of the vehicle driven by defendant Alvin Bridges at the time of the accident, and that defendant Marcus Kpanlin negligently entrusted his vehicle to defendant Alvin Bridges, thereby causing injury to plaintiff's person.
Plaintiff further states that as a direct and proximate result of the joint and concurrent carelessness and negligence of the defendants, Alvin Bridges and Marcus Kpanlin, plaintiff suffered personal injuries; that she has incurred medical bills to date in the approximate amount of $9,180.00, and that she may incur additional medical and other related expenses in the future.
Plaintiff Callie Gatewood is the mother of plaintiff Jerilynn Gatewood, and that at the time of the accident, her daughter Jerilynn was a minor, and that she may be responsible for her daughter's medical bills and other expenses that were incurred in the approximate amount of $9,180.00 as a result her injuries from the accident.
Wherefore, plaintiffs pray for a judgment against the defendants, jointly and/or severally, in an amount in excess of $25,000.00 under Count I, together with costs incurred herein; and in an amount in excess of $25,000.00 under Count II, together with costs incurred herein; and in an amount in excess of $25,000.00 under Count III, together with costs incurred herein.
The defendants named above are required to answer on or before the 31st day of December, 2018.
JERILYNN GATEWOOD AND CALLIE GATEWOOD.
By Thomas J. Escovar, Attorney for Plaintiffs.