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State Farm seeks to dismiss conspiracy suit, denies that its investigation wasn't thorough

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 23, 2017, 12:15pm

State Farm seeks to dismiss a woman’s suit alleging she was wrongfully accused of vandalizing a rental home in an effort to pay for dangerous code violations the landlords allegedly refused to repair.

Woman, City of Madison settle suit alleging injuries after falling into manhole while carrying baby

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 23, 2017, 12:03pm

A woman alleging she and a baby were injured when they fell into a manhole has reached a settlement with the City of Madison.

Madison County jury awards motorist more than $33K following rear-end collision

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 23, 2017, 11:21am

A Madison County jury awarded a motorist $33,287.10 in a car crash suit alleging she was injured when another driver rear-ended her vehicle.

Consumers claim Kraft Heinz Foods mixed nuts contain more peanuts than advertised

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 22, 2017, 7:11pm

BELLEVILLE – Two St. Clair County consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Kraft Heinz Foods, alleging it misrepresented the amount of peanuts in its mixed nuts.

Man alleges he was shocked while working on Carmi property for Lowe's

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 7:05pm

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County man alleges he was injured while working on a Carmi property for Lowe's because the power lines had not been de-energized.

Customer alleges injuries from slip, fall at Collinsville Wal-Mart

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 7:02pm

BELLEVILLE – A Walmart shopper alleges she was injured when she slipped and fell at the Collinsville location.

Woman alleges injures after rear-end collision near Bethalto

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 6:59pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County motorist alleges she was injured when she was rear-ended by a Macoupin County man near Bethalto.

Wrongful death suit filed against Cedar Ridge Health and Rehab Center

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 6:57pm

BELLEVILLE – A man is suing a Lebanon nursing home for failing to transfer a patient when her condition worsened, allegedly causing her to die of a stroke shortly after. 

Wrongful death suit alleges driver under influence of drugs during fatal crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 6:52pm

BELLEVILLE – A wrongful death suit involving a fatal crash in January alleges the driver who struck the deceased was under the influence of Alprazolam, morphine and cocaine at the time of the crash.

Passenger accuses driver of negligence after Route 50 crash

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 22, 2017, 6:46pm

BELLEVILLE – A passenger is suing the driver of the vehicle she was riding in following a Route 50 collision. 

Truck driver alleges injuries from falling pallet

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 22, 2017, 6:43pm

BELLEVILLE – A truck driver alleges he was injured when he was unloading a trailer.

Motorist alleges injuries from Fairview Heights crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 6:36pm

BELLEVILLE – A driver claims she was injured when another motorist failed to yield to the right of way in Fairview Heights and caused a collision.

Several Illinois residents accused of publishing false, defamatory statements online

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 6:28pm

BELLEVILLE – Two Texas residents allege several Madison County and St. Clair County residents posted defamatory comments online.

Cedar Creek sues former employees for allegedly destroying trade secrets

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 6:24pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A lumber distributor is suing several former employees for allegedly raiding the office to loot and destroy trade secrets.

Alexander County sues opioid manufacturers over drug addiction, overdose

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 5:31pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — Alexander County joins the opioid lawsuit wave sweeping across the nation by suing drug manufacturers and distributors for allegedly contributing to opioid overdose and addiction. 

Mother claims creators of Depakote failed to disclose the side of effects during pregnancy

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 4:41pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A mother is suing biopharmaceutical companies for allegedly failing to warn of the side effects of taking Depakote during pregnancy.