Smithton homeowners argue that a woman caused her own injuries by failing to use a sidewalk when she tripped over a guide wire for an inflated Halloween display while trick-or-treating with her grandchildren.
Opening statements were hardly underway in a rare Madison County asbestos trial when counsel for defendant Hennessy Industries Inc. moved for a mistrial over the plaintiff's request for $8.5 million in compensatory damages.
The City of O’Fallon filed a counter-complaint against several residents in a suit alleging it failed to repair a storm sewer pipe between their properties, arguing the property owners owed a duty to maintain their own property.
A woman alleging a landlord’s failure to provide smoke detectors caused her relative to die in a fire is asking the court to withdraw an order preserving evidence after she previously requested the preservation.
Belleville attorney Terry Brown seeks to dismiss a physician’s legal malpractice suit alleging a Jefferson County jury ruled against the doctor after he was advised not to settle a wrongful death suit.