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St. Clair County real estate Feb. 8-9

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:12pm

A Lebanon property sold for more than $435,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 8-9.

Motorist sued over East St. Louis rear-end collision

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 10:50am

BELLEVILLE — Two motorists are suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision in East St. Louis.

Driver and passengers blame motorist for injuries

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 3:54pm

BELLEVILLE — Driver and passengers are suing James M. Ellison, a motorist, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Appellate court rules for credit card owner in suit over debt

Kristin Regula Feb. 17, 2017, 7:27am

MOUNT VERNON – Midland Funding v. Hilliker, a collection lawsuit that began in St. Clair County Circuit Court in 2013, has been remanded by the Fifth District Appellate Court, which affirmed a ruling in favor of defendant Melissa Hilliker.    

Driver, passenger blame motorist for injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 15, 2017, 11:31am

BELLEVILLE — A vehicle driver and passenger are suing motorist Lindsey Adams, alleging negligence in connection with a crash.

Vehicle service contract seller accused of failing to pay

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 3:48pm

BELLEVILLE — Marathon Administrative is suing a vehicle service contract seller for allegedly retaining funds and failing to pay.

Union Pacific employee alleges injuries while using de-clipping tool

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 3:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A trackman for Union Pacific alleges he sustained injuries while using a de-clipping tool.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 1-7

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 14, 2017, 1:56pm

A Freeburg home sold for $375,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 1-7.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 2-3

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 14, 2017, 1:02pm

There were four foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 2-3

Mother sues driver who allegedly hit son while walking

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 7:02am

BELLEVILLE — A mother is suing a driver, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent her son's injuries.

Belleville woman accuses O'Fallon Ford dealer of fraud

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 6:59am

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville woman is suing Auffenberg Ford North Inc., citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Estate administrator sues nursing home for wrongful death

Michael Abella Feb. 13, 2017, 10:38pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman alleges healthcare providers with Caseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center's negligence resulted in a patient's death.

United Services Automobile Association accused of denying claim following fire

Michael Abella Feb. 10, 2017, 12:32pm

BELLEVILLE — Two property owners are suing United Services Automobile Association, an indemnity company, citing alleged breach of insurance contract.

Appellate court upholds circuit ruling in Founders Insurance Co. case

David Hutton Feb. 10, 2017, 8:29am

The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a lower court ruling that granted summary judgment to the defendants in an appeal by Founders Insurance Co.

Estate administrator sues asbestos-containing product manufacturers for alleged negligence

Michael Abella Feb. 9, 2017, 1:07pm

BELLEVILLE — A special administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing Aerco International Inc., Alfa Laval Inc., Armstrong International Inc., et al., asbestos-containing product manufacturers, alleging negligence.

St. Clair County jury awards motorist $5,500 in car accident suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 8, 2017, 3:25pm

A St. Clair County jury awarded motorist Arthur Lange $5,500 in a car accident suit

Foreclosure claim filed against The Rex Carr Law Firm

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 8, 2017, 8:09am

A foreclosure claim was filed against The Rex Carr Law Firm of East St. Louis for allegedly failing to make payments on a $14,311 debt.

Townhouse Motel denies liability in suit alleging plaster fell on guest

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 7, 2017, 10:18pm

Townhouse Motel denies liability in a guest’s suit alleging she was injured when plaster fell on her while she was in the shower.

Homeowners deny liability in grandmother’s trip and fall suit while trick-or-treating; They say she should have used the sidewalk

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 7, 2017, 10:16pm

Smithton homeowners argue that a woman caused her own injuries by failing to use a sidewalk when she tripped over a guide wire for an inflated Halloween display while trick-or-treating with her grandchildren.

Auction company denies running up price at land auction; Says buyers authorized the bid by 'own free will'

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 7, 2017, 10:14pm

An auction company denies liability in a suit alleging shill or ghost bidding was used to raise prices, arguing that the buyers didn’t have to bid on the land if they thought the prices were too high.