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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.

St. Clair County real estate Jan. 26-31

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 7, 2017, 11:59am

A Mascoutah property sold for $450,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Jan. 26-31.

St. Clair County foreclosures Jan. 12-Feb. 1

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 7, 2017, 11:24am

There were 27 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Jan. 12-Feb. 1.

Man sues Aldi after tripping on pallet of pumpkins

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 7, 2017, 10:02am

BELLEVILLE - A man is suing Aldi Inc. after he allegedly tripped on a pallet of pumpkins while shopping at a Swansea store.

City of O'Fallon coutersues residents over sewer pipe dispute; Says residents owed duty to maintain property

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 31, 2017, 2:32pm

The City of O’Fallon filed a counter-complaint against several residents in a suit alleging it failed to repair a storm sewer pipe between their properties, arguing the property owners owed a duty to maintain their own property.

St. Clair County foreclosures Jan. 4-20

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 31, 2017, 10:06am

There were 22 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Jan. 4-20.

St. Clair County real estate Jan. 17-25

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 31, 2017, 10:00am

An O'Fallon home sold for more than $419,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions from Jan. 17-25.

Lawn care employee seeks to dismiss sexual harassment suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 31, 2017, 9:41am

An employee of a lawn care business alleges the Human Rights Act preempts liability for sexual harassment and seeks dismissal of a co-worker’s suit.

Man alleges injuries from being handcuffed behind his back

Michael Abella Jan. 30, 2017, 6:08pm

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County motorist is suing the Village of Freeburg and a police officer, alleging he suffered injuries from being handcuffed behind his back following neck surgeries.

Motorist alleges injuries from Lenzburg collision

Michael Abella Jan. 30, 2017, 5:59pm

BELLEVILLE — A man claims he was injured when his vehicle was struck on the driver's side by a truck.

Man alleges injuries from rear-end collision

Michael Abella Jan. 30, 2017, 5:38pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.

Widow alleges husband fell at Four Fountains nursing home

Michael Abella Jan. 30, 2017, 5:32pm

BELLEVILLE — A widow has filed a wrongful death claim against Four Fountains nursing home after her husband allegedly fell.