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Federal court denies O'Fallon school district's motion to dismiss former administrator's suit

Glenn Minnis Jul. 10, 2017, 9:05am

BENTON — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has returned a mixed ruling in school administrator June Isselhardt’s suit against O'Fallon Community Consolidated School District No. 90.

District Court grants summary judgment for East St. Louis strip club in discrimination case

Chandra Lye Jun. 2, 2017, 3:48pm

BENTON — Summary judgment has been granted for an employer by a district court in a case of alleged workplace discrimination.

Construction company granted motion for good-faith settlement in highway crash case

Zachary Lewis May 23, 2017, 10:30am

BENTON — A lawsuit arising from a crash on westbound I-70 four years ago in Madison County has settled in federal court.

Insurance company sues drivers involved in accident over wrongful claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 9:41am

A Georgia insurance company is suing RMFS Inc., Randall Myers and Deanna Morris, who were involved in a car accident on July 10, 2014, citing alleged wrongful claim of insurance coverage.

Rosenstengel awards med mal plaintiff who suffered kidney damage $29.6 million

Ann Maher Mar. 15, 2017, 2:48pm

U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel on Tuesday awarded a plaintiff in a medical malpractice suit $29.6 million in damages following a bench trial that took place in federal court in East St. Louis in October.

Oilfield services company accused of retaliatory discharge

Michael Abella Mar. 3, 2017, 3:31pm

BENTON — A former employee is suing an oilfield services company for allegedly terminating him for seeking workers' compensation benefits.

Former SIU law student alleges wrongful expulsion

Michael Abella Jan. 23, 2017, 10:24pm

BENTON — A former Southern Illinois University student alleges she was wrongfully expelled from law school.