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Gold tooth in Pillsbury biscuit case continued to October

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 4:01pm

A July 20 status conference in a lawsuit alleging a man discovered someone’s gold tooth when he bit into a Pillsbury baked biscuit has been continued to Oct. 5.

House guest's suit over knife injury to the eye settled and dismissed

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 4:00pm

A personal injury lawsuit against an O’Fallon woman who stood accused of negligently handling knives and injuring a house guest has been settled.

Seat manufacturer denies counter claims of driver involved in fatal accident

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 3:59pm

Magna Seating denies the counter claims of a driver being sued in St. Clair County over the death of Cheryl Schmeder last year.

Bi-State denies liability in bus passenger's injury suit

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 3:58pm

Bi-State Development Agency denies negligence in a lawsuit brought by a passenger who claims injuries when an unsecured wheelchair rolled into her when the Metro bus was involved in an accident.

Illinois Central seeks to transfer another injury claim out of St. Clair County

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 3:58pm

Lawyers for a railroad engineer claiming his former supervisor at Illinois Central harassed him to the point of suffering a heart attack want St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson to deny a defense motion to transfer the case to Clinton County.

Pedestrian alleges injuries after being struck by driver

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 25, 2016, 3:27pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A pedestrian has filed suit against a motorist over alleged injuries after he was struck walking in Alton.

Madison passenger files suit against two motorists for alleged negligence

The Madison County Record Jul. 25, 2016, 3:21pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison woman has filed suit against two drivers after she alleges she was injured in an auto accident.

Wrongful death suit filed after accident between farm tractor, tractor-trailer

The Madison County Record Jul. 25, 2016, 3:15pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Nashville widow has filed a wrongful death suit against a tractor-trailer driver and his employer after an accident in Perry County resulted in her husband's death.

Motorist alleges another driver's negligence caused crash

The Madison County Record Jul. 22, 2016, 2:08pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing two Illinois residents, alleging their negligence led to a car crash that injured the plaintiff.

Motorist alleges another driver caused crash

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 22, 2016, 12:05pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County car owner is suing another motorist, alleging her negligence caused a car crash that injured the plaintiff..

Motorist alleges another driver's negligence caused crash

The Madison County Record Jul. 21, 2016, 2:13pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a motorist, alleging the defendant's negligence led to a car crash that injured the plaintiff. 

O'Fallon, Troy registered voter signatures sought for property tax freeze petition

Karen Kidd Jul. 21, 2016, 10:09am

A group interested in saving taxpayers money is looking for at least 1,250 registered voters in O’Fallon and Troy willing to sign a petition supporting property tax freeze, a spokesman for the group said during a recent interview.

Consumer accuses barbecue sauce manufacture of false advertising

The Madison County Record Jul. 20, 2016, 3:40pm

BELLEVILLE — A Randolph County man is suing a barbecue sauce manufacturer, alleging it falsely advertises that its ingredients are all natural.

Daughter blames multiple health care entities for father's death

The Madison County Record Jul. 20, 2016, 2:35pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing multiple health care defendants, alleging their negligence caused the wrongful death of her father.

Task force finds problem of rising court costs

Dawn Geske Jul. 20, 2016, 7:47am

A new report shows that court costs have escalated across the state, creating a burden on residents that use the systems.

Republican Congressional Committee urges Baricevic to return $37,600 in questionable contributions

Carrie Salls Jul. 19, 2016, 4:09pm

WASHINGTON – The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) wants District 12 congressional candidate C.J. Baricevic to give back more than $37,000 in campaign contributions that were allegedly made as part of an illegal “straw man” scheme.