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Man sues motorist, vehicle owner following wife's death

Louie Torres Jan. 2, 2017, 12:09pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing over a fatal accident.

Mother blames two motorists for child's injuries

Louie Torres Jan. 2, 2017, 12:00pm

EDWARDSVILLE — The mother of a minor child is suing motorists, citing alleged negligence in connection with a traffic collision.

Scott Kuhn Trucking Inc., others blamed for injuries in crash

Louie Torres Dec. 23, 2016, 9:04am

EDWARDSVILLE — Threee men are suing Scott Kuhn, Clary Steel Transport Inc., Scott Kuhn Trucking Inc. and Eastern Express Inc., alleging negligence in a collision of a tractor-trailer and a passenger truck.

Apex Physical Therapy says former employees violated agreements

Louie Torres Dec. 22, 2016, 7:15am

EDWARDSVILLE — A physical therapy business is suing former employees claiming breach of contract.

Couple claims negligence against hospital, surgeon after botched surgery nearly caused her death

Louie Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 11:53am

EDWARDSVILLE — A husband and wife have filed suit against a hospital, healthcare providers and physician after allegedly carelessness during the wife's surgery that led to sepsis.

3M Company, dozens of others accused of liability for benzene exposure

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2016, 5:52pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia and her husband are suing several companies, alleging that they bear responsibility for her alleged exposure to benzene and benzene-containing products.

M Class Mining Health Protection Plan accused of improperly denying benefits

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2016, 10:47am

EDWARDSVILLE — A man who is the guardian of his minor daughter is suing M Class Mining Health Protection Plan, citing alleged breach of contract and violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Motorist accused of failing to keep lookout to avoid collision

Louie Torres Oct. 11, 2016, 10:45am

EDWARDSVILLE — Three people, including a child, are suing a motorist over alleged negligence in connection with a collision.

Former Marine accuses asbestos manufacturers of negligence

Louie Torres Jul. 7, 2016, 1:49pm

BELLEVILLE — A former U.S. Marine is suing dozens of companies associated with the manufacturing and distribution of asbestos, alleging failure to comply with consumer protection laws.

African-American man accuses former employer of racial discrimination

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 2:50pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Iowa man is suing an Illinois company, alleging he was wrongfully fired due to racial discrimination.

Class action filed against Cairo over overtime allegations

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 9:09pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A former police dispatcher alleges that a city did not pay him overtime wages.

Suit claims breast implants have repeatedly migrated

Louie Torres Jun. 21, 2016, 6:30pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple's lawsuit against Hania B. Bednarski, D.O. and Hania B. Bednarski, D.O., S.C. doing business as Serenity Surgery, alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Driver claims accident report was falsified

Louie Torres Jun. 21, 2016, 6:21pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing the Richland County (Illinois) Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Andrew R. Hires, Deputy Scott McPeak and Richland County, citing alleged violation of civil rights.

Man says driver failed to keep control of vehicle

Louie Torres Jun. 20, 2016, 1:52pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing a motorist, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says debt collector got address wrong

Louie Torres Jun. 20, 2016, 1:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing Portfolio Recovery Associates L.L.C., a debt collector, claiming violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Man says collection agency pursued debt despite bankruptcy filing

Louie Torres Jun. 20, 2016, 1:36pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing Seneca Mortgage Servicing LLC., a collection agency, claiming the defendant violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

Company says software providers breached contract

Louie Torres Jun. 10, 2016, 5:28pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois corporation is suing Sunago Systems LLC, Parcelshield LLC and Scott Knight, two Oregon companies and their owner, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to deliver a purchased product.

Insurer seeks court declaration about coverage

Louie Torres Jun. 10, 2016, 5:17pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An insurance firm is suing Christone Enterprises Inc., an Illinois corporation leasing and managing property in Belleville, and the West Virginia-based owners of the property, Ray H. Lewis and Alihah M. Lewis, seeking a declaration that a policy does not cover a claim asserted by the Lewises in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Illinois corporation says Wisconsin company breached contract

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2016, 2:55pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois corporation is suing a Wisconsin company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Motorist accuses fellow driver of negligence

Louie Torres Jun. 9, 2016, 2:49pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver, claiming negligence and alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.