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Transgender woman claims discrimination from Fairview Heights spirits retailer

Michael Abella Mar. 19, 2017, 11:46am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A transgender woman has filed a lawsuit against Internet Wines & Spirits Co. d/b/a Randall’s Wine & Spirits and George Randall, her former employer, citing alleged transgender discrimination when she decided to transition from a man to a woman.

Belleville man accuses Equifax, TransUnion of inaccurate reporting after bankruptcy

Michael Abella Mar. 19, 2017, 11:38am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, TransUnion LLC and 1st National Bank of Omaha, alleging unfair and inaccurate reporting of financial information on debts that should have been discharged through bankruptcy.

Man blames wife's death on exposure to asbestos fibers

Michael Abella Mar. 8, 2017, 3:32pm

BELLEVILLE — A widower is suing Armstrong Pumps Inc., Aurora Pump Co., Borg-Warner Morse Tec LLC, et al, asbestos containing product manufacturers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and death.

Man sues VFW following assault

Michael Abella Mar. 8, 2017, 11:05am

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a local VFW and two patrons for allegedly assaulting him.

Widow alleges defendants took control of funds without authorization

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 2:46pm

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing after the defendants allegedly took control over the decedent's funds without authorization.

Used car dealers accused of misrepresenting vehicle's condition

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 2:34pm

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing used automobile dealers for allegedly misrepresenting that a vehicle was in good running condition.

Family service counselor alleges wrongful termination

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 2:10pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A family service counselor is suing two non-profit corporations for allegedly terminating her employment after she filed a claim for workers' compensation benefits.

Woman sues over fall from pilates reformer

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 2:05pm

BELLEVILLE - A woman claims she was injured when she fell off a pilates reformer at the Belleville Health and Sports Center.

Deck hand alleges injuries from computer cooler after collision with barge

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 1:53pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An East Carondelet man is suing a towing vessel operator after a tugboat captain allegedly collided with a barge.

Woman sues debt collector for alleged unlawful collection activities

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 1:18pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing a debt collector for allegedly sending payment demand letters to her home following bankruptcy.

Collinsville resident accuses Snyder & Associates of deceptive collection practices

Michael Abella Mar. 6, 2017, 10:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing a debt collector for allegedly attempting to collect a debt that had been discharged in bankruptcy.

Belleville woman says debt collector demanded payment of discharged debt

Michael Abella Mar. 6, 2017, 10:22pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Belleville resident is suing a debt collector for allegedly attempting to collect a discharged debt.

Consumer alleges AFNI repeatedly called to collect discharged debt

Michael Abella Mar. 6, 2017, 10:18pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing a debt collector for allegedly attempting to collect on a debt that had been discharged in bankruptcy.

Oilfield services company accused of retaliatory discharge

Michael Abella Mar. 3, 2017, 3:31pm

BENTON — A former employee is suing an oilfield services company for allegedly terminating him for seeking workers' compensation benefits.

Man blames 3M company, others for asbestos exposure

Michael Abella Mar. 1, 2017, 10:20pm

BELLEVILLE — A former U.S. Army soldier, logging laborer and roofer is suing 3M Company, A.W. Chesterton Company, Grinnell LLC, et al, asbestos containing products manufacturers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Railroad worker sues Illinois central for alleged injuries

Michael Abella Feb. 28, 2017, 9:20pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A railroad employee is suing Illinois Central, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Visitor blames father, son for broken hip

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 3:56pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a Wood River father and son, alleging their negligence resulted in a broken hip for the plaintiff. 

Detainee alleges injuries during tansport

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 3:46pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A detained man is suing transport service providers for allegedly forcing him to ride in a crouched position while traveling from Madison County to Pennsylvania.

Man sues Trickey's for allegedly charging excessive towing fees

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 3:25pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A Wood River man has filed a class action lawsuit against a towing company for allegedly charging him excessive fees to retrieve his vehicle after it was stolen.

Guest sues DoubleTree after cutting foot on pool ladder

Michael Abella Feb. 27, 2017, 3:20pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A hotel guest is suing DoubleTree after he allegedly cut his foot on a swimming pool ladder.