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Illinois Senators, caucus advocate for SB 231 education funding reform

Carol Ostrow May 13, 2016, 2:49pm

SPRINGFIELD – Following the Illinois school funding reform’s recent Senate passage by a healthy margin, State Sens. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) and Bill Haine (D-Alton) said they were pleased with the 31-21-3 vote. 

Widower sues car manufacturer in wrongful death suit

Carol Ostrow Sep. 23, 2015, 1:32pm

A widower is suing an automotive manufacturer over alleged defective seat bolts, which he claims gave out when his wife was rear-ended, allegedly causing her death.

Disabled beneficiary sues Allsup over alleged Social Security fraud

Carol Ostrow Sep. 21, 2015, 9:36pm

A St. Clair County resident is suing an Illinois corporation charging breach of fiduciary duty and fraud in a disability benefits compliance issue beginning in 2010. Linda Cramer filed a lawsuit Aug. 18 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Allsup Inc. of Belleville, with Aetna Life Insurance Company listed as a respondent in discovery, in a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits dispute dating to August 2010.

Accident victim’s parents allege reckless driver was a drug user

Carol Ostrow Sep. 16, 2015, 12:01pm

A Madison County mother and father are bringing a driver to court on charges of negligent entrustment in a 2013 roadway collision that injured their daughter.

Worker sues Ashley Furniture claiming age discrimination

Carol Ostrow Sep. 16, 2015, 11:48am

A resident is charging her employer with violation of the Illinois Human Rights Act based on her treatment from 2011 to the present.

Parents sue East Alton motorist for medical expenses following collision

Carol Ostrow Sep. 16, 2015, 11:19am

A Macoupin County family is suing a Madison County resident on allegations of vehicular negligence in a 2014 head-on collision which purportedly injured the entire family.

Injured woman sues driver following collision on Rock Road

Carol Ostrow Sep. 16, 2015, 11:12am

A Madison County resident is suing a motorist on allegations of negligent driving in 2013 following an accident which she claims injured her.

Lumberyard Suppliers sues H & M Construction over alleged unpaid debts

Carol Ostrow Sep. 16, 2015, 10:40am

A Madison County lumber business is suing a St. Clair County construction firm and its owner, charging breach of contract in a matter spanning five years.

Woman accuses St. Clair County police officer of negligence following Shiloh collision

Carol Ostrow Sep. 16, 2015, 10:30am

A woman is suing a motorist, a county municipal government and a police officer, charging reckless driving by the law enforcement officer and departmental negligence in 2014.

Passenger sues driver of oncoming car alleging injuries following Route 143 collision

Carol Ostrow Sep. 15, 2015, 9:47am

A Madison County resident is suing another motorist over allegations of vehicular negligence in an automobile accident on state Route 143 in Madison County.

Driver sues motorist following collision in Clay Street intersection

Carol Ostrow Sep. 15, 2015, 9:40am

A St. Clair County resident is suing a motorist on charges of vehicular negligence in a collision which was supposedly caused by the defendant’s failure to obey a traffic light.

Woman files Dram Shop suit against three bars following fatal car accident

Carol Ostrow Sep. 15, 2015, 9:33am

A St. Clair County estate representative is suing several business entities and their owners, alleging several counts of negligence in her plaintiff’s 2015 death.

Motorist sues oncoming driver following crash at South Jefferson intersection

Carol Ostrow Sep. 14, 2015, 10:49am

A St. Clair County resident is suing a motorist alleging vehicular negligence in a collision on South Jefferson Avenue.

Driver sues second motorist, alleging negligence in rear-end collision

Carol Ostrow Sep. 11, 2015, 2:04pm

A St. Clair County motorist is suing another driver, alleging vehicular negligence in a crash that he says left him with injuries and economic damage.

Consumer files class action against Earth Friendly Products over alleged fraudulent detergent labeling

Carol Ostrow Sep. 11, 2015, 1:42pm

A St. Clair County woman is suing a household cleaning product manufacturer, alleging false advertising.

Driver sues motorist following highway collision near Shiloh

Carol Ostrow Aug. 26, 2015, 9:47am

A woman is suing a motorist regarding an automobile accident which she claims left her permanently impaired.

Grocery shopper sues Granite City Supervalu over slip and fall

Carol Ostrow Aug. 25, 2015, 1:23pm

A Madison County resident is suing a Granite City supermarket regarding a 2014 premises accident which she argues was directly and proximately caused by the store’s negligence.

Former employee sues C & K Heating and Cooling over alleged retaliatory discharge

Carol Ostrow Aug. 25, 2015, 1:17pm

A St. Clair County man is suing a heating and air conditioning business, alleging unlawful termination following a workplace injury for which he required medical leave.

Driver sues motorist following highway collision

Carol Ostrow Aug. 25, 2015, 12:48pm

A woman is suing a motorist regarding a 2014 automobile accident which she claims left her permanently impaired.

Customer sues Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill over alleged fall

Carol Ostrow Aug. 25, 2015, 12:09pm

A St. Clair County resident is suing four affiliated businesses and a principal for negligence claiming he was injured after tripping and falling while leaving a barbecue restaurant in 2013.