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Appeals court upholds liability coverage verdict stemming from 2010 fatal car accident

John Severance May 26, 2017, 4:47pm

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court upheld a trial court verdict determining whether there was liability coverage for a car accident involving two Illinois men.

Estate of woman who died from defective brain shunt files for malpractice against Saint Louis University Hospital

John Severance May 26, 2017, 4:35pm

EDWARDSVILLE — The estate of an Illinois woman filed a medical malpractice and wrongful death suit against area hospitals last month in Madison County Circuit Court.

Suit claims driver was negligent for crash at St. Clair Avenue and Route161

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 4:27pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing driver Roy M. Stanley, alleging he took insufficient measures to avoid causing a collision in Fairview Heights in January.

Cahokia crash at Paris and Doris avenues allegedly caused by driver's negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 4:26pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing Daniel I. McCall, alleging he failed to operate his vehicle safely and caused a crash.

Man sues driver and owner of vehicle for April 2016 crash on West Highway 50

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 3:03pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing Hayden Schaefer and Katherine Kelly, a driver and vehicle owner, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Passenger claims driver caused 2015 accident at South Lincoln and West 6th

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:30pm

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing driver Khadijah Blackmon, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Restaurant says Darr Roofing hired unlicensed contractor, failed to correct leaks

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:29pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A restaurant owner is suing Scott Darr Construction Inc. d/b/a Darr Roofing, a contractor, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Roxana man says home was contaminated by nearby oil refineries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:28pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An individual is suing Shell Oil Company, Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products US and BP Products North America Inc., oil refinery operators, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Former employee accuses Schenker of violating Workers' Compensation laws

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:28pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A former forklift operator is suing a freight traffic company, citing alleged wrongful termination as retaliation for filling for Workers' Compensation benefits.

Dog owner accused of negligence for pit bull attack that caused injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:28pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An East Alton woman is suing a pit bull owner, alleging that negligent supervision of her dog caused others to be injured.

Customer at Shop 'N Save in Alton says slip and fall caused injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 12:27pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing a grocery store chain, citing alleged negligence in keeping its premises safe for patrons.

Suit against Recorder alleges firing came after reporting of alleged illegal activity

Noddy A. Fernandez May 26, 2017, 8:46am

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Recorder of Deeds Amy Meyer is accused in a lawsuit of firing an employee after that person reported alleged illegal conduct.

Driver alleges train struck vehicle while attempting to cross tracks

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 9:48pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver and his minor son are suing a railroad company and two of its employees, alleging their vehicle was struck by a train while attempting to cross the tracks.

Homeowner says contractor performed shoddy work on sunrooms

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 9:40pm

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon property owner is suing a Patriot Sunrooms for allegedly providing poor construction.

Turtle Wax employee alleges leukemia from benzene exposure

The Madison County Record May 25, 2017, 9:25pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing Turtle Wax Inc., alleging he developed acute mycloid leukemia from the benzene allegedly used in the wax. 

Biker alleges motorist, vehicle owner negligent in causing crash last May

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 5:38pm

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon motorcyclist is suing a vehicle owner and driver, alleging negligent driving caused a collision.

Suit says driver responsible for rear-ending motorcycle in Mascoutah last November

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 5:36pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorcyclist is suing driver Patrick D. Knight, alleging he failed to operate his vehicle safely, causing a crash last fall.

Woman claims other motorist caused wreck on West Highway 50 in O'Fallon

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 5:35pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, alleging his negligence caused a wreck and injuries.

Credible Exteriors truck driver allegedly under influence of alcohol at time of crash

Noddy A. Fernandez May 25, 2017, 5:34pm

BELLEVILLE — Two individuals are suing Credible Exteriors LLC and Randy L. Jackson Jr., a company and its employee, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries for a March car crash.

District judge dismisses inmate's complaint of constitutional rights violations while he awaits hearing

Tricia Erickson May 25, 2017, 5:33pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — Chief District Judge Michael Reagan dismissed a complaint from a man claiming his constitutional rights were violated while being held before his criminal proceeding, which is still pending.