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Nursing home sued over patient's death

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 6, 2016, 6:12pm

EDWARDSVILLE – The daughter of a deceased woman is suing a nursing home, alleging that negligent actions resulted in her mother's death. 

Patient dismisses suit alleging amputated legs from misdiagnosis

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 5, 2016, 10:33am

A patient alleging his legs were amputated after his leg pain was misdiagnosed has voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit.

Anderson Hospital sued over patient's death following fall in emergency room

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 21, 2016, 8:29pm

EDWARDSVILLE – The special administrator of an estate is suing over the alleged wrongful death of the deceased.

Man alleges condition was misdiagnosed, sues doctors

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 7, 2016, 5:26pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A man is suing over the alleged misdiagnosis of a pain in his left leg, citing negligence.

Negligence, wrongful death among counts against Anderson Hospital and physician

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 6, 2016, 6:25pm

EDWARDSVILLE – The special administrator of a man's estate is suing over his alleged wrongful death.

Madison County Civil Docket Jan. 25-29

Carrie Gonzalez Jan. 19, 2016, 1:58pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Mudge, Crowder, Matoesian and Ruth have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Jan. 25--29.

Eleven Madison County jury trials went to verdict in 2015; $830,028 awarded to four plaintiffs

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 16, 2015, 9:40am

Madison County saw 11 civil jury trials go all the way to verdict in 2015 with Madison County juries awarding a total of $830,028 this year in four of those cases.Of those jury verdicts in favor of the plaintiffs, two of those cases were personal injury lawsuits arising out of car accidents. The other two cases alleged wrongful termination and fraud. Of the 11 jury verdicts, seven cases ended in defense verdicts. Seven cases were law cases and four were arbitration cases that could not reach agr

Madison County civil docket Dec. 14-18

Carrie Gonzalez Dec. 8, 2015, 11:43am

Madison County Civil Judges Mudge, Crowder, Ruth and Hylla, have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Dec. 14-18.

Patient allegedly lost both legs following misdiagnosed leg pain

Molly English-Bowers Dec. 1, 2015, 12:35pm

BELLEVILLE–A St. Clair County patient is suing two hospitals and three doctors, alleging their inadequate medical care rendered him a paraplegic.

Collinsville couple files medical malpractice suit over faulty hip surgery

Kari Valence Oct. 12, 2015, 9:01pm

A Colinsville husband and wife are suing a local hospital and the company which supplied the equipment used in what they claim was a botched hip surgery.

Madison County civil docket Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 22, 2015, 9:48am

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Matoesian and Ruth have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2.

Meridian Ob/Gyn denies liability in suit alleging infant suffered brain injury from lack of oxygen

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 25, 2015, 11:56am

An Ob/Gyn office denies liability in a mother’s lawsuit claiming her son suffered from a brain injury after he was allegedly deprived of adequate amounts of oxygen.

Anderson Hospital doctors deny liability in patient’s medical malpractice suit over stroke

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 18, 2015, 12:22pm

Anderson Hospital and two of its doctors deny liability in a patient’s lawsuit accusing his doctors of failing to catch preliminary symptoms pointing to an eminent stroke.

Madison County Civil Docket: Aug. 17-21

Carrie Gonzalez Aug. 11, 2015, 1:55pm

Madison County Circuit Judges Crowder, Ruth and Mudge have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Aug. 17-21

Anderson Hospital withdraws its transfer request to Madison County in med mal suit over plastic surgery

Heather Gvillo Jun. 2, 2015, 1:53pm

Anderson Hospital sought to transfer a medical malpractice lawsuit to Madison County before withdrawing its motion in an effort to maintain jurisdiction in St. Clair County for a lawsuit alleging a woman suffered injuries following plastic surgery. Plaintiffs Mary and Wayne Lester filed their lawsuit on Jan. 28 against Dr. Ryan Diedrich and Southwestern Illinois Health Facilities, or Anderson Hospital. According to their complaint, Mary Lester alleges Diedrich performed plastic surgery on her

Patient alleges doctors should have noticed stroke symptoms

The Madison County Record May 25, 2015, 1:57pm


Madison County jury rules for doctors in med mal case; Plaintiff had sought $2 million

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 25, 2015, 7:43am


Madison County Civil Docket: 4/27 - 5/1/2015

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 24, 2015, 9:35am


Madison County civil docket April 27-May 1

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 24, 2015, 8:40am


Medical experts testify for doctors at Madison County med mal trial; Closing arguments on Friday

Ann Maher Apr. 23, 2015, 4:59pm