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Eleven St. Clair County civil jury trials went to verdict in 2016; Nearly $15.5 million awarded to seven plaintiffs

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 19, 2017, 11:31am

St. Clair County juries awarded nearly $15.5 million to seven plaintiffs in 2016, with a total of 11 civil cases going to verdict last year.

Catholic Diocese of Belleville says priest’s alleged sexual relationship is religious matter, not legal issue

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 6:30pm

The Catholic Diocese of Belleville seeks to dismiss a woman’s suit alleging a priest engaged in a sexual relationship with her, arguing that the issue is a matter of religious doctrine and should be addressed by the Catholic Church rather than the court.

Woman’s suit alleging she fell while cutting grass voluntarily dismissed

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 6:13pm

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson granted voluntary dismissal in a woman’s suit alleging she fell on a city retaining wall while cutting her grass.

Carlinville doctor denies liability in suit alleging he failed to inform others of possible injuries

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 6:01pm

A physician denies liability in a patient’s suit alleging he was paralyzed when his doctor failed to inform others of his potential injuries.

Collinsville KFC owner says statements were true in defamation suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 5:37pm

Hohman Enterprises says that any alleged statements made about a former shift supervisor at the Collinsville KFC restaurant were true and privileged in response to his defamation suit.

St. Clair County real estate Dec. 27-30

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 17, 2017, 5:06pm

An O'Fallon home sold for $417,500 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions from Dec. 27-30.

St. Clair County foreclosures Jan. 3-6

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 17, 2017, 4:57pm

There were nine foreclosures in St. Clair County from Jan. 3-6.

Suit alleging faulty airbags voluntarily dismissed

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 2:12pm

An East St. Louis man voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit alleging the airbag on his Chevy Impla failed to deploy properly in a collision.

Patient alleges injuries from slip, fall in bathroom

Michael Abella Jan. 16, 2017, 5:35pm

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing Washington Park Health and Opportunity Center after she allegedly slipped and fell in the bathroom.

Woman accused of running red light, causing collision

Michael Abella Jan. 16, 2017, 5:31pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist and passenger are suing another driver for allegedly running a red light and causing a collision.

Pedestrian allegedly dies after being struck by motorist

Michael Abella Jan. 16, 2017, 5:25pm

BELLEVILLE — A family claims their father died after being struck by a vehicle while walking along Illinois Route 161.

Conductor alleges injuries from throwing switch

Michael Abella Jan. 16, 2017, 5:16pm

BELLEVILLE — A conductor is suing Union Pacific after he allegedly injured himself while trying to throw a switch.

Man sues over diving board slip and fall

Michael Abella Jan. 16, 2017, 5:11pm

BELLEVILLE — A former gym member claims he was injured when he slipped on a diving board at Kings Point Sports Club.

Driver accused of causing Cahokia collision

Michael Abella Jan. 13, 2017, 4:03pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist claims he was injured in a Cahokia collision.

Patient alleges damages from taking Trazadone

Michael Abella Jan. 13, 2017, 2:53pm

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing Gateway Foundation, alleging he became impotent after taking Trazadone.

St. Clair County foreclosures Dec. 20-29

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 10, 2017, 9:15am

There were 10 foreclosures in St. Clair County for Dec. 20-29.

St. Clair County real estate Dec. 19-22

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 10, 2017, 9:04am

A Lebanon home sold for $387,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions from Dec. 19-22.

Hollister Inc., driver accused of causing collision

Michael Abella Jan. 10, 2017, 6:50am

BELLEVILLE — A motorist from Cottage Hills is suing Hollister Inc. and its driver, alleging negligence and liability in connection with a vehicle collision.

Man alleges misrepresented life insurance policy

Michael Abella Jan. 9, 2017, 10:30pm

BELLEVILLE — A man alleges Gateway Financial misrepresented his life insurance policy.

Woman alleges injuries from trip and fall at grocery store

The Madison County Record Jan. 9, 2017, 10:23pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Schnuck Markets after she allegedly tripped on a rug.