Whitney Brakken Dec. 20, 2013, 10:15am

An insurance company is suing, seeking reimbursement for money it paid after a man allegedly caused a fire.

State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., as subrogee of Verona Wynter, filed a lawsuit Dec. 6 in the Circuit Court of Cook County against Travis Connor.

State Farm claims it should be reimbursed by Connor for money it paid to Wynter after he started a fire at her insured property.

State Farm alleges it paid $251,159.11 for the damages incurred to Wynter's property and is seeking $252,159.11 in damages, plus costs.

The insurance company is represented by Dennis A. Brebner of Yudkin & Brebner PLLC.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L013885.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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