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Woman alleges injuries from slip, fall at Belleville Wal-Mart

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 8:39pm

BELLEVILLE — A shopper is suing Wal-Mart after she allegedly slipped on grocery stickers while attempting to grab something on the bottom shelf.

Former employee accuses Casino Queen of wrongful termination

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 8:13pm

BELLEVILLE — A former Casino Queen employee claims she was wrongfully terminated for seeking benefits under the Worker's Compensation Act.

Bank sues loan borrowers for breach of contract

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 8:06pm

BELLEVILLE — A Missouri bank is suing several loan borrowers/guarantors for allegedly failing to make payments on a loan.

Passenger alleges injuries from rear-end collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 8:32am

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing another driver, alleging that she was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended by the defendant last August.

Former Lutheran Child and Family Services employee claims racial discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 8:30am

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois for allegedly terminating her employment because of her race. 

Carpenter alleges stack of tube piling crushed legs while working in Granite City

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 8:28am

BELLEVILLE — A man whose legs were crushed in a workplace incident two years ago in Granite City is suing several contractors involved in the project.

Kelley denies reconsideration of Van Hoose misdemeanor assault finding

The Madison County Record Jun. 1, 2017, 5:03pm

St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley denied reconsideration of an order finding Brad Van Hoose guilty of misdemeanor assault.

St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in Gleeson's court in medical malpractice suit alleging misdiagnosed spinal injury

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jun. 1, 2017, 1:36pm

A St. Clair County jury returned a verdict in favor of all four defendant medical professionals on Wednesday in Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson's courtroom in a suit alleging they failed to recognize the severity of a patient's spinal injury. 

BCBS directors seek to move Cates class action out of St. Clair County

The Madison County Record May 31, 2017, 11:57am

Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, contesting a class claim for damages and appointment of a receiver, have asked St. Clair County Associate Judge Christopher Kolker to transfer the action to Cook County.

St. Clair County jury reached defense verdict in man's suit alleging his prosthetic eye popped out of his head; Plaintiff previously rejected arbitration award

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 31, 2017, 1:02am

A St. Clair County jury ruled in favor of Metro in a passenger’s lawsuit alleging his eye popped out of his head when the train doors closed on him as he was exiting.

St. Clair County real estate May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez May 30, 2017, 5:14pm

A Caseyville home sold for $550,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for May 1-5.

Archview Medical Specialists, doctor accused of negligence over implant surgery

Noddy A. Fernandez May 30, 2017, 4:53pm

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing a hospital and doctor., claiming he was harmed in an implant surgery gone wrong.

Man says lung cancer caused by products made by Caterpillar, Georgia-Pacific and more

Noddy A. Fernandez May 29, 2017, 10:47am

BELLEVILLE — A former laborer is suing various asbestos-product manufacturers, alleging that their products caused his lung cancer.

Couple claims companies including 3M, Dow Chemical liable for husband's lung cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez May 29, 2017, 10:45am

BELLEVILLE — A husband and wife are suing dozens of companies that manufactured asbestos products, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Woman sues Belleville hospital over trip, fall in elevator

Noddy A. Fernandez May 29, 2017, 10:42am

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing a Belleville hospital alleging negligence in maintaining the property's elevator, resulting in her injuries.

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.

Motorist sues over Cahokia collision

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 crash

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.