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Washington Street Grille

News Service Apr. 1, 2006, 4:39pm

Washington Street Grille 318 E. Washington St Belleville, IL Serving lunch and dinner daily 618-239-9529

MAXWELL'S STILL CRAZY! STILL GREAT!

News Service Apr. 1, 2006, 4:43pm

MAXWELL'S STILL CRAZY! STILL GREAT! 10th & West Main, Belleville 277-4799

Golden Dragon Chinese Cusine

News Service Apr. 1, 2006, 4:45pm

Golden Dragon Chinese Cusine 128 West Main, Belleville, IL Dine in or carry out 233-7714

Judge Vampire

News Service Apr. 2, 2006, 3:40am

Way back when The Record was a fledgling publication trying to earn respect around the courthouse, Chief Judge Edward Ferguson was seen picking up copies around the office and tossing them in the garbage.

Shopper stopper?

News Service Apr. 2, 2006, 4:17am

Madison County's new chief judge may have a plaintiff's pedigree. But she's talking like a tort reformer.

April 3-7

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 2, 2006, 6:40am

84 Lumber

Seatbelt and airbags defective, claims passenger

Ann Knef Apr. 3, 2006, 9:15am

Diane L. Truttman claims a van's airbags and seatbelts were defective in a lawsuit filed against General Motors in St. Clair County on March 28.

Volkswagen accused of changing oil maintenance specs in class action

Ann Knef Apr. 3, 2006, 9:51am

Volkswagen of America has been targeted in a St. Clair County class action lawsuit by a group that claims the automaker unfairly changed maintenance specifications which more than doubled their oil change costs.

Class complaint alleges IP failed to inspect residential connections

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 10:43am

Three St. Clair County residents are seeking to be representatives in a class action case filed against Illinois Power Company in St. Clair Circuit Court March 13.

Wrongful death claimed in suit against Barnes, Wash U and doc

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 11:05am

Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis Ethel Wright filed a wrongful death suit against Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University and Saiyed Aon Ali Mohib, M.D., alleging the defendants failed to exercise reasonable care customarily provided in the health care industry which caused her husband's death.

New Lawsuits: Monday, April 3

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 12:09pm

Debra Thompson v. Michael Mueller

O'Fallon woman sues auto dealer for bad brakes on used vehicle

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 9:09pm

Auffenberg's St. Clair Auto Mall An O'Fallon woman filed suit against Auffenberg St. Clair Auto Mall claiming that seven days after she purchased a used vehicle, the brakes failed causing her to sustain serious injuries.

Laborer sues UE and contractor for injury

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 9:09pm

George Huskey filed a personal injury suit against Union Electric Company and McCarthy Building Companies in St. Clair County Circuit Court March 20, alleging he was injured while working at UE's Venice plant on June 6, 2005.

World Market sued for customer's foot injury

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 9:10pm

World Market in Shiloh Christina Scott claims headboards or footboards fell onto her left foot in a lawsuit filed against World Market in Shiloh in St. Clair County on March 17.

Patient of retired doc files med mal suit

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 3, 2006, 9:10pm

Jerry Moeser filed a medical malpractice suit against Donald Serot, M.D. and Belleville Memorial Hospital in St. Clair County Circuit Court March 30, seeking damages in excess of $250,000.

Asbestos Jury Docket: Monday, April 10

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 4, 2006, 6:10am

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Asbestos Motion Docket, Monday, April 10

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 4, 2006, 7:13am

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Judges required to take more continuing education courses

Ann Knef Apr. 4, 2006, 8:06am

The Illinois Supreme Court is requiring that all state judges take 30 hours of continuing legal education courses over a two-year period, addressing such issues as judicial conduct, ethics and professionalism.

Community First Bank in Fairview Heights stays open amidst ruins

News Service Apr. 4, 2006, 10:09am

Powered by generators, Community First Bank in Fairview Heights was one of a few businesses able to service customers Monday in the storm-ravaged community.

High court refuses to hear Elam appeal

Ann Knef Apr. 4, 2006, 10:30am

The Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of defendants in a $1 million Madison County jury verdict -- the only welding rod trial successfully litigated in the United States.