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Driver alleges train struck vehicle while attempting to cross tracks

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 9:48pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver and his minor son are suing a railroad company and two of its employees, alleging their vehicle was struck by a train while attempting to cross the tracks.

Turtle Wax employee alleges leukemia from benzene exposure

The Madison County Record May 25, 2017, 9:25pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing Turtle Wax Inc., alleging he developed acute mycloid leukemia from the benzene allegedly used in the wax. 

District judge dismisses inmate's complaint of constitutional rights violations while he awaits hearing

Tricia Erickson May 25, 2017, 5:33pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — Chief District Judge Michael Reagan dismissed a complaint from a man claiming his constitutional rights were violated while being held before his criminal proceeding, which is still pending.

Collector sues Madison County business on behalf of US Bank for unpaid loan

Noddy A. Fernandez May 24, 2017, 9:09am

EDWARDSVILLE — A loan collection agency is suing a Madison County business and its owner, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay a loan.

Bicyclist seeks $50K over dog attack, property damage to bike

Ann Maher May 23, 2017, 6:45pm

A bicyclist is suing the Collinsville owners of a black dog that allegedly attacked him without provocation while he was riding in front of their home in November 2015.

Cottage Hills bar sued over crash allegedly caused by intoxicated patron

Ann Maher May 23, 2017, 6:33pm

A Cottage Hills bar and its operators are being sued over a crash allegedly caused by an intoxicated patron.

Legal malpractice suit claims statute expired before injured worker's third party claim filed

Ann Maher May 23, 2017, 5:31pm

A legal malpractice suit has been filed against the Law Offices of David M. Galanti and attorney Leslie Collins over the alleged mishandling of an injured worker's third party claim.

Granite City couple sues fencing contractor over alleged failure to return deposit

Ann Maher May 23, 2017, 4:54pm

A Granite City couple is seeking in excess of $50,000 in damages from a fencing company it alleges failed to return a $1,500 deposit as ordered by a court.

Madison County asbestos motion docket May 31-June 2

Carrie Gonzalez May 23, 2017, 3:43pm

There are 43 cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County asbestos motion docket from May 31-June 2 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327.

Madison County civil docket June 1-2

Carrie Gonzalez May 23, 2017, 3:16pm

There are 44 hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for June 1 and 2.

Madison County foreclosures May 5-19

Carrie Gonzalez May 23, 2017, 2:29pm

There were 30 foreclosures in Madison County from May 5-19.

Madison County real estate May 1-3

Carrie Gonzalez May 23, 2017, 2:26pm

An Alton property sold for more than $496,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for May 1-3.

Siever Equipment employee allegedly cut arm, hand with angle grinder

Noddy A. Fernandez May 17, 2017, 1:00pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An employee of Siever Equipment Co. is suing a welding and metal-working product company, citing alleged negligence and breach of implied warranty.

Farm owner allegedly failed to pay for alpacas, equipment

Noddy A. Fernandez May 17, 2017, 12:58pm

EDWARDSVILLE — Two individuals are suing the owner of a Troy alpaca farm, citing alleged breach of contract for refusing to pay an amount due.

Motorist sued over January 2016 rear-end collision

Noddy A. Fernandez May 17, 2017, 12:03pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, both Madison County residents, alleging negligence caused a January 2016 collision in St. Louis County.

Madison County real estate April 19-28

Carrie Gonzalez May 16, 2017, 8:43pm

A Troy property sold for $625,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for April 19-28.

Crowder enters protective order in suit involving fatal police pursuit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 16, 2017, 8:32pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder filed a protective order in a suit against the City of Madison and a police officer involving a fatal collision while an alleged car thief ran from the police.

Woman accused of sexually assaulting three-year-old denies allegations

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 16, 2017, 8:29pm

A woman accused of sexual assault denies allegations in a suit alleging a young girl was sexually and physically abused with a tampon at Word of Life Tabernacle.

Attorney joins divorce lawyer's motion for sanctions in former client's legal malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 16, 2017, 8:27pm

An attorney has joined a previously suspended divorce attorney’s motion for sanctions against her former client and his attorney, former Madison County judge Thomas Hildebrand, for allegedly filing a frivolous legal malpractice suit that they knew was time bared.

Hardee's settles customer's suit alleging assault during attempted robbery

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 16, 2017, 8:25pm

Hardee’s Restaurant settled a suit filed by a customer alleging he was attacked in the restroom during an attempted robbery.