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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.

Driver claims negligence caused crash on I-64 overpass

Noddy A. Fernandez May 15, 2017, 10:45am

BELLEVILLE — A Troy woman is suing a motorist over a January car accident in Fairview Heights

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.

Suit claims three defendants contributed to July 2015 multi-car wreck in Belleville

Noddy A. Fernandez May 12, 2017, 10:45am

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing three other motorists, alleging that their negligence led to a multiple-car crash.

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.

Woman sues on behalf of deceased, claiming medical center failed to provide safe exit from building

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 4:18pm

BELLEVILLE — An executor of an estate is suing a cardiovascular heath care facility, citing alleged medical malpractice for failing to help a man safely exit its premises.

Horse training center alleges insurer, agents forged signatures to take insurance funds

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 3:23pm

BELLEVILLE — A Granite City horse training facility is suing Baldree Insurance Agency Company Inc., Risk Placement Services Inc. and Thomas Mabry, citing alleged unfair and deceptive business practices.

Driver says Warren Transport trucker rear-ended him on I-55

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 2:59pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing a truck driver and his company, alleging he was negligent while operating the truck and caused a collision on the interstate.