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Woman alleges side effects of cancer drug caused permanent baldness

The Madison County Record Jul. 28, 2016, 4:12pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Madison County woman alleges she was injured from taking a prescription drug used to treat breast cancer.

Man alleges he was injured by use of Roundup

The Madison County Record Jul. 28, 2016, 3:44pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A St. Clair County man alleges exposure to an herbicide caused him injuries.

Student driver files claims over alleged injuries

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 28, 2016, 3:25pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A student driver has filed suit over injury claims after a collision on Chain of Rocks Road.

Woman claims Roundup caused illness

The Madison County Record Jul. 26, 2016, 6:44pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Madison woman alleges that a biotechnology company's herbicide caused her to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Man accuses city of Anna officers of false arrest, excessive force

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 26, 2016, 6:34pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Union County man alleges he was injured by city of Anna police officers.

Wrongful death suit filed after accident between farm tractor, tractor-trailer

The Madison County Record Jul. 25, 2016, 3:15pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Nashville widow has filed a wrongful death suit against a tractor-trailer driver and his employer after an accident in Perry County resulted in her husband's death.

African-American woman accuses Granite City health facility of racial discrimination

The Madison County Record Jul. 15, 2016, 2:00pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An African-American woman is suing a Granite City health care facility, alleging racial discrimination.

Employee accuses Wood River-Hartford district of disability discrimination

The Madison County Record Jul. 15, 2016, 1:33pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman suffering from multiple sclerosis is suing a school district, alleging disability discrimination.

Administrator alleges co-op board owes her $173,000

The Madison County Record Jul. 15, 2016, 12:18pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A St. Clair County woman is suing a Belleville co-ops executive board, alleging she is owed damages of more than $173,000.

Student alleges he was injured after fall from bunk bed

The Madison County Record Jul. 5, 2016, 6:25pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A student has filed suit against a St. Clair County academic institution alleging he was injured because of a bed provided by the defendant.

Taxpayer accuses U.S. government of erroneous assessment

The Madison County Record Jul. 5, 2016, 3:02pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois man is suing the U.S. government, alleging an erroneous tax assessment.

African-American man accuses former employer of racial discrimination

Louie Torres Jul. 5, 2016, 2:50pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Iowa man is suing an Illinois company, alleging he was wrongfully fired due to racial discrimination.

Consumer accuses debt collector of deceptive practices

The Madison County Record Jun. 30, 2016, 1:35pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois man is suing a Seattle-based debt collector, alleging deceptive collection practices.

Class action filed against Cairo over overtime allegations

Louie Torres Jun. 27, 2016, 9:09pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A former police dispatcher alleges that a city did not pay him overtime wages.

U.S. Storage Group LLC alleged to have not paid invoice

The Madison County Record Jun. 27, 2016, 8:52pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Chinese manufacturer alleges a Madison company did not pay for supplies it ordered.

American Family Insurance alleges couple filed unlawful claim

The Madison County Record Jun. 24, 2016, 12:35pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Wisconsin insurance company is suing a Belle Rive couple, alleging an unlawful claim for insurance benefits. 

Driver claims accident report was falsified

Louie Torres Jun. 21, 2016, 6:21pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing the Richland County (Illinois) Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Andrew R. Hires, Deputy Scott McPeak and Richland County, citing alleged violation of civil rights.

Woman says debt collector got address wrong

Louie Torres Jun. 20, 2016, 1:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing Portfolio Recovery Associates L.L.C., a debt collector, claiming violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Man says collection agency pursued debt despite bankruptcy filing

Louie Torres Jun. 20, 2016, 1:36pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing Seneca Mortgage Servicing LLC., a collection agency, claiming the defendant violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

Drug companies accused of concealing dangers

The Madison County Record Jun. 13, 2016, 5:53pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A proposed administratrix of a deceased man's estate is suing Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc., citing alleged negligence, design defect, failure to warn, product liability and breach of express warranty.