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Woman claims late father was exposed to asbestos by AERCO International, others

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 31, 2017, 7:01pm

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her late father's lung cancer and death were caused by decades of exposure to asbestos.

Therapy company alleges New Athens nursing home failed to pay for services

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 31, 2017, 2:18pm

BELLEVILLE – A therapy company alleges a New Athens nursing home has failed to pay for its services.

Motorist allegedly failed to follow traffic signals, caused crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 31, 2017, 11:02am

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon driver claims another motorist caused a crash while attempting to turn left onto Dean Avenue.

Motorist accused of causing collision, injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 30, 2017, 10:24pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver claims another motorist caused a collision on Interstate 64. 

School districts file opposition to Rauner, state’s motion to dismiss school funding dispute

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 28, 2017, 8:56am

In an opposition against the state’s motion to dismiss a dispute over school funding, several school districts argue that the “voluntary” Learning Standards are mandated by required tests that help define the students’ college admission.

Man alleges recliner tipped over, caused head injury

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 8:55pm

BELLEVILLE – A Granite City man alleges he suffered a head injury when a recliner suddenly reclined and tipped over.

Woman alleges injuries from Caseyville rear-end collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 8:51pm

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges she was injured in a rear-end Caseyville crash.

Motorist allegedly causes collision while attempting to turn

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 8:47pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing a motorist for allegedly turning in front of him and causing a crash. 

Horse training facility seeks to transfer suit to Madison County

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 25, 2017, 8:32pm

A horse training facility and its operators seek to transfer a man’s suit alleging he fell from a spooked horse to Madison County Circuit Court.

Motorist alleges injuries from collision on I-255

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 8:28pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing a truck driver for allegedly causing a collision in I-255.

Woman sues over fatal motorcycle crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 8:21pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing a driver for allegedly causing a fatal collision with a motorcycle.

Driver accused of falling asleep, crossing into oncoming traffic

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 7:55pm

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing a driver for allegedly falling asleep and crossing into oncoming traffic. 

Borrower accused of failing to make payments

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 7:50pm

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a holding company, citing alleged refusal to make payments.

Passenger alleges injuries from collision with train

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 25, 2017, 7:39pm

BELLEVILLE — A passenger claims he was injured when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by a train.

Appellate court rules in favor of Workers' Compensation Commission regarding man's cellulitis

Richard Jones Jul. 25, 2017, 2:51pm

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has reversed a ruling issued by St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien favoring a workers' compensation claimant.

St. Clair County jury awards rental car company more than $36K

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 25, 2017, 1:32pm

A St. Clair County jury awarded a rental car company $36,462.48 in a suit seeking reimbursement following an East St. Louis collision involving one of its rented vehicles.

Alcoa Inc., CBS Corp., others named in representative's alleged asbestos death suit

Angelica Saylo Pilo Jul. 24, 2017, 9:03am

BELLEVILLE – An Arizona man alleges his decedent died of lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

City of Fairview Heights seeks order to authorize demolition of property

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 24, 2017, 6:15am

&&& BELLEVILLE – The city of Fairview Heights is seeking demolition of a property it alleges is unsafe.

Estate administrator claims numerous companies liable for asbestos-caused illness

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 18, 2017, 8:45am

The administrator for the estate of a deceased worker is suing multiple companies, alleging that their products and conduct are responsible for his father's death from asbestos-caused mesothelioma.

Widow alleges companies failed to protect workers from asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 18, 2017, 8:39am

A widow is suing a number of corporations for allegedly failing to protect or warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.