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Equifax, TransUnion, Experian and First Progress Card accused of misleading credit reporting

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 9:54am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A New Baden woman is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, TransUnion LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and First Progress Card, citing alleged inaccurate and misleading reporting of credit.

MotoMart failed to provide handicapped parking and other accommodations, class action suit alleges

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 9:53am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis disabled man and a civil rights organization have filed a class action lawsuit against FKG Oil Company d/b/a MotoMart, citing alleged discrimination for lack of accommodations for patrons with disabilities.

Freeburg consultant alleges breach of contract by Meise Brothers Construction

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 9:02am

BELLEVILLE — A Freeburg engineering consultant is suing Meise Brothers Construction Inc., citing alleged failure to pay for completed work.

Oil-field worker says Franklin Well Services retaliated with firing for workers' comp claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 8:59am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A former employee is suing oil company Franklin Well Services Inc. claiming he was retaliated against for having filed workers' compensation claims.

Cook County process server sued for serving person under 13

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 8:54am

BELLEVILLE — A Swansea man is suing Eric Mendenhall and United Processing Inc., a Cook County process server, citing alleged false statement of service.

Former US Steel employee claims companies including Caterpillar, GE exposed her to asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 8:53am

BELLEVILLE — A former US Steel worker is suing Arvinmeritor Inc., A.W. Chesterton Co., Borg-Warner Corp., Caterpillar Inc., et. al., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries for exposing her to asbestos during the course of her work.

Missouri man accuses trucking company and driver of negligence after being run off road

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:25pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Missouri driver is suing Taylor and Hall Transport LLC and its employee, Ricky Urhahn, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after he claims a tractor-trailer ran him off the road.

Debt collector made unlawful collection attempts, Centreville man says

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:10pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Centreville man is suing Specified Credit Association 1 Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged false, deceptive or misleading representation

Alton woman says debt collector made unlawful robo-calls

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:08pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Alton consumer is suing Receivable Solutions Inc., a debt collector, claiming unfair or deceptive business practices for repeated robo-calls in attempts to collect an alleged debt.

Employee says railroad company liable for injuries suffered in tractor collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:05pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing Illinois Central Railroad Company, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after a workplace vehicle collision.

Edwardsville Holiday Inn named in suit claiming violations of ADA

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:03pm

A disabled hotel patron is suing R.L.P. Development Company Inc. and Blue Hospitality LLC d/b/a Holiday Inn Express and Suites, citing alleged failure to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Guest sues party host after sustaining poker injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 7:18pm

A guest at a 2010 party in Collinsville is suing the host after a second guest allegedly struck him in the head with a fire poker.

Injured Fairview Heights woman accuses driver of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 6:47pm

A Fairview Heights woman is seeking damages over injuries she sustained in a vehicle collision two years ago in St. Clair County.

Man alleges ex-wife recorded phone conversation with son, posted on social media

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 6:37pm

BELLEVILLE — A man claims his ex-wife recorded his private phone calls with his minor son and posted the conversations on Facebook without consent.

Millstadt homeowners allege construction defects

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 3:39pm

Two homeowners are suing Kappert Construction Co. Inc. over alleged defects in the construction of a new house.

Man alleges insurer denied claim after car destroyed by fire

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 20, 2017, 7:31am

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County man is suing Progressive Insurance Counselors Corporation, citing alleged refusal to pay coverage premiums after his car was destroyed by vandalism.

JNM Transportation, truck driver blamed for Madison County crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 20, 2017, 7:29am

BELLEVILLE — An Iuka couple is suing truck driver Billie Lucas and employer JNM Transportation Inc., citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after a crash.

Customer alleges injuries from trip, fall at Belleville pizza place

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 20, 2017, 7:29am

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing Papa Vito's Inc. and property owner Pamela Smith, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after she tripped on concrete while entering the building.

Belleville church alleges breach of warranty after sewer system failed

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 20, 2017, 7:21am

BELLEVILLE — A church is suing Keel Engineering Inc. and H & M Backhoe Services Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty and negligent misrepresentation after a sewer system failed shortly after installation.

Man convicted of firearms possession claims state police failed to notify him FOID card was revoked

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 20, 2017, 7:19am

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing Jessica Trame, Chief of the Firearms Services Bureau of the Illinois State Police, and other officers and employees of the Illinois State Police, citing alleged negligence spoliation of evidence and failure to notify, as he claims the department did not inform him that his Firearms Owners Identification Card (FOID) had been revoked.