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Rosenstengel denies plaintiff motion to sub regulatory expert for former FDA chief in upcoming Depakote trial

The Madison County Record Mar. 27, 2017, 7:55am

Former Food and Drug Administration director David Kessler can’t testify as an expert about regulation of seizure drug Depakote at a trial over birth defects, U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel ruled on March 17.

Equifax, TransUnion, Experian and First Progress Card accused of misleading credit reporting

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 9:54am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A New Baden woman is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, TransUnion LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and First Progress Card, citing alleged inaccurate and misleading reporting of credit.

MotoMart failed to provide handicapped parking and other accommodations, class action suit alleges

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 9:53am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis disabled man and a civil rights organization have filed a class action lawsuit against FKG Oil Company d/b/a MotoMart, citing alleged discrimination for lack of accommodations for patrons with disabilities.

Herndon dismisses some defendants in Syngenta corn seed litigation but delays entry of judgment

Chandra Lye Mar. 26, 2017, 9:38am

U.S. District Judge David Herndon has dismissed some big players named as defendants in corn seed litigation, but is delaying entry of judgment until the case against Syngenta AG is closed.

Oil-field worker says Franklin Well Services retaliated with firing for workers' comp claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 26, 2017, 8:59am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A former employee is suing oil company Franklin Well Services Inc. claiming he was retaliated against for having filed workers' compensation claims.

Missouri man accuses trucking company and driver of negligence after being run off road

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:25pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Missouri driver is suing Taylor and Hall Transport LLC and its employee, Ricky Urhahn, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after he claims a tractor-trailer ran him off the road.

Debt collector made unlawful collection attempts, Centreville man says

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:10pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Centreville man is suing Specified Credit Association 1 Inc., a debt collector, citing alleged false, deceptive or misleading representation

Alton woman says debt collector made unlawful robo-calls

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:08pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Alton consumer is suing Receivable Solutions Inc., a debt collector, claiming unfair or deceptive business practices for repeated robo-calls in attempts to collect an alleged debt.

Employee says railroad company liable for injuries suffered in tractor collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:05pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing Illinois Central Railroad Company, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries after a workplace vehicle collision.

Edwardsville Holiday Inn named in suit claiming violations of ADA

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:03pm

A disabled hotel patron is suing R.L.P. Development Company Inc. and Blue Hospitality LLC d/b/a Holiday Inn Express and Suites, citing alleged failure to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Transgender woman claims discrimination from Fairview Heights spirits retailer

Michael Abella Mar. 19, 2017, 11:46am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A transgender woman has filed a lawsuit against Internet Wines & Spirits Co. d/b/a Randall’s Wine & Spirits and George Randall, her former employer, citing alleged transgender discrimination when she decided to transition from a man to a woman.

Transgender woman accuses Greenville prison staff of discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 19, 2017, 11:44am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A transgender inmate at the Greenville prison is suing a prison doctor, counselor, case manager and other prison personnel, citing alleged transgender discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Waste transport facility claims auto parts maker incorrectly labeled hazardous liquid

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 19, 2017, 11:41am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A waste transport facility is suing SRG Global Inc., an automotive parts maker, citing alleged breach of duty.

Belleville man accuses Equifax, TransUnion of inaccurate reporting after bankruptcy

Michael Abella Mar. 19, 2017, 11:38am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, TransUnion LLC and 1st National Bank of Omaha, alleging unfair and inaccurate reporting of financial information on debts that should have been discharged through bankruptcy.

Employee at Continental Tire in Mount Vernon alleges racial discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 19, 2017, 10:23am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Continental Tire the Americas employee has filed suit, citing an alleged hostile work environment due to racial harassment from co-workers and retaliation over his complaint.

Man sues debt collector over discharged debt with Cigna

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 14, 2017, 10:03pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing a debt collector for attempting to collect a debt with Cigna following bankruptcy.

Woman sues debt collector over Macy's debt

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 14, 2017, 9:59pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing a debt collector for allegedly attempting to collect on a discharged debt with Macy's Department Stores.

Brothers' dispute over cash lending businesses transferred to East St. Louis federal court

Sam Knef Mar. 14, 2017, 9:54pm

A dispute between brothers involving their cash lending business and allegations of a clandestine scheme that allegedly deprived one from more than $750,000 has landed in federal court in East St. Louis.

Consumer sues debt collector for alleged violation of FDCPA

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 14, 2017, 8:53pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Belleville resident is suing a debt collector for allegedly attempting to collect a debt that had been discharged in bankruptcy.

Granite City man sues debt collector for alleged harassment

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 11, 2017, 9:16am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Granite City man is suing a New Jersey debt collector, citing alleged harassment during debt collection efforts.