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Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at gas station

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 4:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured at a gas station convenience store when she tripped on a cardboard material while trying to pay for her gas. 

Man sues following multi-car crash during funeral procession

Noddy A. Fernandez May 4, 2017, 3:38pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing three other motorists, alleging their negligence resulted in a multiple-vehicle collision while he was driving in a funeral procession.

Passenger alleges intoxicated driver hit parked car

Noddy A. Fernandez May 4, 2017, 3:36pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A vehicle passenger is suing a driver, alleging she was intoxicated while driving, causing a collision and injuries last year in Alton.

Madison County jury awards passenger $17,500 in auto accident suit; Reaches opposite verdict from arbitrators’ assessment

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 25, 2017, 11:35am

After arbitrators assessed total fault to one driver in an Alton collision and no fault to the second driver, a Madison County jury reached a completely opposite verdict on Tuesday. 

Passenger’s auto accident suit at trial in Dugan’s court; One driver found not liable by arbitrators before case was taken to trial

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 18, 2017, 4:20pm

A jury trial for a passenger’s auto accident suit began Monday in Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan’s courtroom.

Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at East Alton apartment

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 2:17pm

EDWARDSVILLE - A Wood River woman alleges she was injured after tripped at an East Alton apartment complex. 

Woman claims hotel shower lacked safety features

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:41pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A hotel guest claims she was injured when she slipped and fell while taking a shower at Holiday Inn Express.

Woman sues East Alton school over trip, fall

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 28, 2017, 9:03am

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing the Washington Early Childhood Center alleging she broke her hip when she tripped on a rug holder.

Madison County jury awards woman $60K in suit alleging she fell through cellar door of foreclosed property

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 11:37pm

A Madison County jury awarded a woman $60,000 in a suit alleging she fractured her foot after falling through a cellar door while looking at a Collinsville property for sale.

Auctioneer supports motion to dismiss man’s suit alleging injures from upturned garden rake; Guest agrees to amend complaint

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 29, 2016, 9:00am

A man suing an auctioneer agreed to amend his complaint after the defendant sought dismissal on the grounds that the entity being sued does not legally exist. Jerry Keel filed a complaint on June 10 against Geneve L.

Auctioneer, property owner deny liability in suit alleging injuries from upturned garden rake

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 30, 2016, 11:16am

An auctioneer and property owner both deny liability in a guest’s lawsuit alleging he was injured when he stepped on a rake.

Bubby & Sissy's claims concert-goer caused own injuries in fall

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 8, 2016, 9:21am

An Alton tavern claims a concert-goer caused her own injuries when she allegedly fell off a platform while trying to get to the restroom.

Driver accused of negligence after South Bluff Road accident

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 19, 2016, 6:23pm

EDWARDSVILLE – The driver and passenger in a vehicle are suing over injuries they allege they suffered when their vehicle was rear-ended.

Man alleges condition was misdiagnosed, sues doctors

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 7, 2016, 5:26pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A man is suing over the alleged misdiagnosis of a pain in his left leg, citing negligence.

Woman sues Sure Shine Auto Wash over trip and fall

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 7, 2016, 5:05pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman is suing over injuries she allegedly suffered after tripping and falling on uneven concrete.