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Madison County civil docket July 25-28

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 20, 2017, 11:50pm

Madison County circuit judges Crowder, Mudge, Matoesian and Ruth have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for July 25-28.

Madison County foreclosures June 19-July 6

Elizabeth Alt Jul. 19, 2017, 7:40am

There were 32 foreclosures in Madison County between June 19 and July 6.

Trip, fall suit against Fast Eddie’s Bon Air at trial in Mudge’s court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 18, 2017, 8:52pm

A woman’s trip and fall suit against Fast Eddie’s Bon Air alleging she tripped on an unmarked curb is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s courtroom.

Illinois Central Railroad Company accused of not providing safe workplace

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 18, 2017, 8:48am

A railroad worker is suing his employer for allegedly failing to provide a safe place to work.

Levo Donohoo firm sued for allegedly incorrectly drafting deed

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 11, 2017, 2:11pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple is suing Bonnie Levo and Levo-Donohoo LLC, alleging negligence for mistakes during the division of an inheritance.

Passenger sues drivers over Horseshoe Lake Road crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 11, 2017, 2:08pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing two motorists for allegedly causing a collision near the intersection of Horseshoe Lake Road and Bruns Road.

Lawn care company settles defamation suit with mobile home park

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 11, 2017, 8:28am

The owner of a lawn care company has reached an undisclosed settlement with a mobile home park after the manager allegedly accused the plaintiff and his employees of doing drugs while working.

Turtle Wax files motion to dismiss suit alleging benzene exposure

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 11, 2017, 8:10am

Turtle Wax seeks to dismiss a man’s suit alleging he developed acute mycloid leukemia from benzene exposure, arguing that the lawsuit fails to provide specific facts.

Woman alleges motorist caused collision while changing lanes

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 10, 2017, 3:44pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A mother is suing a motorist for allegedly hitting her car while attempting to change lanes, causing the plaintiff to strike a utility pole.

Fifth District rules against Wal-Mart in dispute over veterans' work-related injury

Dee Thompson Jul. 10, 2017, 7:58am

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court recently upheld a work comp award to a military veteran involving a work-related injury sustained before he was deployed to Afghanistan.

Alton man says officers entered home without warrant

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 10:31am

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing the City of Alton and two police officers for allegedly entering his home without a warrant and injuring him.

John Beal Incorporated seeks payment from homeowner for roofing work

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 10:30am

EDWARDSVILLE — A roofing contractor is suing a property owner, alleging breach of contract for not paying a balance due.

Woman alleges injuries from train collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 10:28am

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman alleges she was injured when a car she was riding in was struck by a train.

Former Village Drive Inn employee says owner inappropriately touched her

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 7:32am

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing the owners of the Village Drive Inn, citing alleged sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

Pedestrian alleges motorist hit him in Alton

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 7:31am

EDWARDSVILLE — A pedestrian is suing a motorist, alleging that she struck him by veering off the paved roadway.

Driver sued over alleged illegal U-turn, causing Alton collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 30, 2017, 10:23am

EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton driver is suing another motorist, alleging he took an illegal U-turn that caused a collision and injuries.

Woman alleges driver caused Alton crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 30, 2017, 10:22am

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, alleging negligence for an Alton crash in July 2015.

Driver allegedly caused accident while leaving parking space at Glen Carbon Wal-Mart

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 30, 2017, 10:05am

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, alleging negligence in a Walmart parking lot collision.

Woman sues over 2015 collision in Hamel

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 30, 2017, 10:04am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Hillsboro woman is suing a farm and its employee, alleging negligence that resulted in injuries from a car crash.

Faith Countryside Homes files suit against client for money owed

John Severance Jun. 30, 2017, 10:03am

EDWARDSVILLE — A residential health care provider filed suit May 24, seeking payment from two defendants who had used the facility but not yet paid for services.