|By Stephen Betts, Bangor Daily News, Maine|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The lawsuit was filed last week on behalf of
The Keenes' lawsuit seeks to have Progressive pay the maximum amount for
Progressive also insured the boys' grandmother,
The boy's father had filed a lawsuit against Setz but pointed out it was done only so that the insurance company would pay out for his son. The lawsuit was dismissed when the insurance company agreed to pay
The Keenes, however, claim they should also be covered by
The suit claims that Progressive has indicated it will pay
The suit states that both boys suffered in the crash. Patrick witnessed the accident and helped search for his brother's severed hand in the road. The mother suffered emotional distress and lost wages as a result of the accident.
The lawsuit against Progressive claims that the insurer has attempted to circumvent state law in its policy language by eliminating any claims by Cassidy or
The Keenes are asking the court to declare that the Progressive policy is in violation of state law. In addition to
The Keenes are represented by attorney
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