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Madison County driver alleges another motorist caused crash

Michael Abella Sep. 29, 2016, 11:40am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing a motorist, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Elderly Granite City man alleges former living partner owes $41,000

Michael Abella Sep. 29, 2016, 11:39am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Granite City man in his 60s is suing a woman who lived with him for 15 years, alleging financial exploitation of an elderly person.

Driver blames Phillips 66 for fall on ice

Michael Abella Sep. 29, 2016, 11:38am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing Phillips 66, alleging the defendant's negligence caused the plaintiff to fall on ice and suffer injuries. 

Former employee accuses rehabilitation facility owner of wrongful termination

Michael Abella Sep. 29, 2016, 11:38am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing an area rehabilitation facility owner, alleging violation of workers compensation acts, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Lumber business alleges Edwardsville customer owes nearly $57,000

Michael Abella Sep. 29, 2016, 11:34am

EDWARDSVILLE — An Edwardsville lumber business is suing a local customer, alleging failure to pay nearly $57,000. 

Madison County jury awards railroad worker who developed cancer $7.5M; Plaintiff attorney called defense arguments ‘dog and pony show’

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 28, 2016, 7:54pm

A Madison County jury awarded a former Union Pacific railroad employee $7.5 million on Wednesday in Circuit Judge William Mudge’s courtroom.

First Collinsville Bank claims borrowers defaulted on loan

Michael Abella Sep. 27, 2016, 3:09pm

EDWARDSVILLE — First Collinsville Bank is suing after two borrowers allegedly defaulted on their loan.

Electric company voluntarily dismissed from woman's suit alleging power pole fell on her vehile while driving

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 27, 2016, 3:02pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted voluntarily dismissal of claims against an electric company in a woman’s suit alleging a power pole collapsed on her vehicle while she was operating it in Vandalia.

Patient voluntarily dismisses suit alleging breast implants migrated four times

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 27, 2016, 2:58pm

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted voluntary dismissal in a lawsuit alleging a cancer survivor’s breast implants migrated multiple times after four surgeries.

Man seeks default in discrimination suit against Madison County Kid’s Corner

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 27, 2016, 2:54pm

A man alleging The Madison County Kid’s Corner discriminated against him because of his gender seeks a default judgment.

Substitute of attorney granted for Wal-Mart in Byron's suit alleging injury from saddle stool

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 27, 2016, 2:52pm

The O’Hagan Meyer firm withdrew as counsel for Wal-Mart in former Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron’s suit alleging he was injured fell off a pre-assembled saddle stool.

Dentist sued after patient allegedly contracts herpes virus from contaminted tools

Michael Abella Sep. 27, 2016, 2:48pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman claims her daughter contracted the herpes simplex Type 1 virus from contaminated dental tools during a routine dental exam.

Madison County real estate Sept. 7-15

Carrie Gonzolaz Sep. 27, 2016, 2:05pm

An Edwardsville home sold for $505,000 as part of the Madison County real estate transactions for Sept. 7-15.

Madison County foreclosures Sept. 12-23

Carrie Gonzolaz Sep. 27, 2016, 1:47pm

Here is a list of recent Madison County foreclosures for Sept. 12-23.

Ship repairman alleges shipyard owner's negligence caused amputation

Michael Abella Sep. 27, 2016, 12:26pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A ship repairman is suing a Hartford shipyard owner, alleging the defendant's negligence led to the plaintiff's right hand being amputated. 

State Farm alleges damages to leased Cottage Hills home

Michael Abella Sep. 27, 2016, 11:38am

EDWARDSVILLE — State Farm is suing two Illinois residents, alleging their negligence caused damage to Cottage Hills property they were leasing.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Oct. 3-7

Carrie Gonzolaz Sep. 27, 2016, 11:25am

The Madison County asbestos motion docket will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 3-7 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court.

Insurance provider alleges construction business owes $229,000

Michael Abella Sep. 27, 2016, 11:13am

EDWARDSVILLE — An insurance provider is suing an Illinois construction company, alleging it owes more than $229,000. 

Madison County civil docket Oct. 3-6

Carrie Gonzolaz Sep. 27, 2016, 10:59am

Madison County Judges Flack, Matoesian, Ruth, Hylla, Mudge, Harrison and Barberis have hearings scheduled for the week of Oct. 3-6. Nine cases are on the docket for the week.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Oct. 3

Carrie Gonzolaz Sep. 27, 2016, 10:38am

The Madison County asbestos jury docket will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 3 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court.