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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.

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.

Woman sues Metro over trip, fall at East St. Louis train stop

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:21am

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District, doing business as Metro, for allegedly causing injuries due to failing to remove debris on its premises.

Therapist sues over alleged racial discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 28, 2017, 12:49pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A readjustment therapist is suing his supervisor and the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs after he was allegedly subjected to racial discrimination.

East St. Louis, officer file motion to compel in man’s suit alleging injuries while fleeing from police

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 18, 2016, 10:42am

The City of East St. Louis and a police officer are asking the court to compel a man to answer interrogatories and their request for production in a suit alleging the man was injured while trying to flee from a police officer.

Madison County denies liability in suit alleging damages from storm water runoff

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 11, 2016, 1:15pm

Madison County alleges a property owner’s damages were caused by her own conduct and misuse of her property in a suit alleging property damage from storm water runoff.

Metro passenger rejects settlement, arbitration award in suit alleging prosthetic eye popped out of his head

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 6, 2016, 2:07pm

After requesting mediation, a Metro passenger has rejected a $3,000 arbitration award in a suit alleging his eye popped out of his head when the train doors closed on him as he was exiting.

Metro opposes mediation in passenger’s suit alleging eye popped out of his head

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 3, 2016, 8:28am

Metro opposes mediation in a passenger’s lawsuit alleging his prosthetic eye popped out of his head when the train doors closed on him as he was exiting.

East St. Louis Police Department denies liability in man’s suit alleging injuries while fleeing from police

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 1, 2016, 8:23am

The East St. Louis Police Department denies liability in a man’s lawsuit alleging he was injured while trying to flee from a police officer.

Homeowner fights insurance company's alleged denial of claim

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 19, 2016, 4:52pm

BELLEVILLE – An East St. Louis homeowner is suing over an insurance company's alleged refusal to pay a claim on her home, which was destroyed by fire.

Belleville gas station removes customer’s slip and fall suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 5, 2016, 9:31am

The owners of a Belleville gas station removed a woman’s slip and fall suit that alleges she slipped on ice while standing at the gas pump.

St. Clair County bowling alley denies liability in woman’s slip and fall suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 15, 2015, 10:51am

A St. Clair County bowling alley claims a woman caused her own injuries when she failed to keep a careful lookout in a lawsuit alleging she slipped and fell while using one of the bowling lanes.

General Mills denies liability in man’s suit over alleged gold tooth in biscuit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 31, 2015, 10:13am

General Mills claims that its Pillsbury biscuit product was altered after it left the defendant’s control in a man’s suit alleging he discovered someone’s gold tooth when he bit into a baked biscuit.

Montgomery County woman sues over Route 143 accident

Dan Harkins Aug. 11, 2015, 12:48pm

A woman is suing the driver who allegedly rear-ended her vehicle and caused her injury in 2013.