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Nurse sues Southern Illinois Healthcare Enterprises for terminating employment after breast cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 17, 2017, 3:54pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A nurse is suing Southern Illinois Healthcare Enterprises Inc., citing alleged age discrimination and violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Perry County employees allege age discrimination

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 3:51pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — Two employees are suing the Perry County Board of Commissioners and Perry County Highway Department, local government units, alleging age discrimination and retaliation.

Two consumers say Inventure Foods provided misleading ingredients list

Michael Abella Feb. 16, 2017, 10:28am

EAST ST. LOUIS — Two consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Inventure Foods Inc., a snack chips manufacturer, alleging unfair and deceptive business practices.

Woman alleges debt collector attempted to collect following bankruptcy

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 11:38am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing Carrington Mortgage Services LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged unfair and unconscionable collection practices.

First National Collection Bureau accused of violating collections law

Michael Abella Feb. 15, 2017, 11:33am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing First National Collection Bureau Inc., a debt collector, alleging unfair and unconscionable collection practices.

Breese motorist sues delivery service following collision

The Madison County Record Jan. 27, 2017, 10:29am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Breese motorist is suing a delivery service after one of its drivers allegedly caused a collision.

Consumer accuses Credence Resource Management of improper collection practices

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 10:56pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Du Quoin woman filed a class-action lawsuit against a debt collector for allegedly collecting an improper "convenience fee."

Florida residents allege violation of Fair Credit Reporting Act

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 10:40pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — Two Florida residents are suing several financial institutions for allegedly providing inaccurate information to credit reporting agencies regarding the status of a loan.

Marion County Housing Authority accused of wrongfully terminating executive director

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 10:31pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A former executive director of the Marion County Housing Authority is suing the authority and its commissioners for allegedly terminating her employment without a reasonable explanation.

Couple claims noisy mine blower fans make their home unfit for occupation

Michael Abella Dec. 23, 2016, 9:15am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Thompsonville couple is suing Murray Energy Corporation and The American Coal Company alleging that they negligently installed and operated mine blower fans in a populated area which has caused excessive noise..

United of Omaha Life Insurance Company accused of denying benefits

Michael Abella Dec. 22, 2016, 7:23am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing United of Omaha Life Insurance Company, alleging improper denial of disability benefits.

Woman files class action against SI Wireless saying it sent unwanted auto texts

Michael Abella Dec. 22, 2016, 7:19am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against SI Wireless LLC, a telecommunication company, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

St. Louis County residents seek damages from lawyers in 22-count claim

Michael Abella Oct. 12, 2016, 9:30am

EAST ST. LOUIS — Two residents of St. Louis County, Missouri, are suing a lawyer and his firm based in Effingham County, Illinois; two lawyers based in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Law Vegas lawyers' firm, with a range of allegations that vary among the defendants.

Insurers seek declaration that they are not responsible to indemnify client in motorcycle death suit

The Madison County Record Oct. 5, 2016, 11:40am

EAST ST. LOUIS – Two insurance companies seek declaration from the court that they are not responsible to indemnify their client in a lawsuit concerning the death of a man who was killed after being struck by a commercial truck while riding his motorcycle.

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.