HARRISBURG – An insurance company has filed suit against a federal employee for damages it paid to a driver after a collision in Dauphin County.
Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. as subrogee of Rebecca Delia filed a complaint on Nov. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania against United States of America, Department of Homeland Security and Shirlana Pough alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 4, 2015, Department of Homeland Security employee Pough struck the rear of Delia's vehicle on Route 283 in Dauphin County. The suit states the collision resulted in damages to Delia's vehicle and that Allstate paid $4,653 to repair it and to provide a rental vehicle while repairs were being made.
The plaintiff holds United States of America, Department of Homeland Security responsible because the defendant Pough allegedly operated her vehicle in a negligent manner.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants for $4,653 plus interest and court costs. It is represented by Catherine Theresa Barone of Law Offices of Kenneth S. O'Neill in Allentown.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania case number 1:17-cv-02013-JEJ