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Suit claims driver was negligent for crash at St. Clair Avenue and Route161

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 4:27pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing driver Roy M. Stanley, alleging he took insufficient measures to avoid causing a collision in Fairview Heights in January.

Cahokia crash at Paris and Doris avenues allegedly caused by driver's negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 4:26pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing Daniel I. McCall, alleging he failed to operate his vehicle safely and caused a crash.

Man sues driver and owner of vehicle for April 2016 crash on West Highway 50

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 3:03pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing Hayden Schaefer and Katherine Kelly, a driver and vehicle owner, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Passenger claims driver caused 2015 accident at South Lincoln and West 6th

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:30pm

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing driver Khadijah Blackmon, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Homeowner says contractor performed shoddy work on sunrooms

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 9:40pm

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon property owner is suing a Patriot Sunrooms for allegedly providing poor construction.

Suit says driver responsible for rear-ending motorcycle in Mascoutah last November

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 5:36pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorcyclist is suing driver Patrick D. Knight, alleging he failed to operate his vehicle safely, causing a crash last fall.

Credible Exteriors truck driver allegedly under influence of alcohol at time of crash

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 5:34pm

BELLEVILLE — Two individuals are suing Credible Exteriors LLC and Randy L. Jackson Jr., a company and its employee, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries for a March car crash.

Ex-husband's appeal to have properties declared marital property denied

Kristin Regula May 25, 2017, 5:28pm

MT. VERNON — An appeal stemming from a trial court decision regarding an ex-husband's motion to have two pieces of property owned by his former spouse declared marital property has been denied.

Tax buyers seek summary judgment in St. Clair County bid-rigging suit; Residents file individual oppositions

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 24, 2017, 3:16pm

St. Clair County residents alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid-rigging conspiracy filed oppositions to the defendants’ motions for summary judgment.

Suit alleges elderly woman was sexually assaulted on bus

John Severance May 23, 2017, 11:05am

BELLEVILLE — A 75-year-old woman has filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court alleging she was raped last April by a bus driver while riding from her home to the Golden Years Adult Support Center.

St. Clair County real estate April 26-28

Carrie Gonzalez May 16, 2017, 8:44pm

An O'Fallon property sold for $386,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transaction for April 26-28.

St. Clair County foreclosures April 21-26

Carrie Gonzalez May 15, 2017, 1:41pm

There were nine foreclosures in St. Clair County from April 21-26.

Couple files asbestos suit after husband diagnosed with cancer last year

John Severance May 13, 2017, 9:48am

BELLEVILLE — A man and his wife filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Man files asbestos suit after wife dies of lung cancer

John Severance May 13, 2017, 9:40am

BELLEVILLE — The surviving husband of a woman who died from lung cancer filed suit in the St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a wide range of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Fifth District affirms LeChien; Welch: Special education teacher’s dismissal was ‘harsh’ but not reversible

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 10, 2017, 8:06am

The Fifth District appellate court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien’s decision denying a special education teacher’s petition for administrative review of his dismissal from the Cahokia school district after he forged a signature on a legal document.

St. Clair County real estate April 21-25

Carrie Gonzalez May 9, 2017, 11:55pm

A Fairview Heights property sold for $385,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for April 21-25.

St. Clair County foreclosures April 21

Carrie Gonzalez May 9, 2017, 9:45am

There were four foreclosures in St. Clair County on April 21.

Pharmaceutical distributor alleges healthcare facility failed to make payments

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 4:52pm

BELLEVILLE — A global company that specializes in medical and pharmaceutical distribution is suing a healthcare facility and personal guarantees for alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Welder alleges unsafe work environment after being placed on oxygen therapy

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 4:38pm

BELLEVILLE — A welder is suing Canadian National Railway for allegedly failing to provide safe equipment for him to use after he was put on oxygen therapy for his pulmonary fibrosis.

Patient alleges hospital failed to diagnose vascular condition that led to amputation

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 4:20pm

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing a local hospital, citing medical negligence for an alleged misdiagnosis that led to a partial leg amputation.