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Matoesian denies Union Pacific in wrongful death verdict

Amelia Flood Dec. 1, 2010, 1:00am

Collignon Gunn Union Pacific Railroad will not get a judgment different than the $1.25 million verdict a jury awarded the plaintiffs in a combined wrongful death and personal injury suit.

American Medical Service, gynecologist sued over 'Monarc'

Andrea Dearden Dec. 1, 2010, 1:17am

A former patient is suing an O'Fallon gynecologist over a surgery intended to treat urinary incontinence.

Belleville neurosurgeon, Memorial named in med mal complaint

Andrea Dearden Dec. 1, 2010, 1:23am

A former patient accuses a Belleville neurosurgeon of medical negligence, claiming the doctor performed a surgery that left her with permanent nerve damage.

Truck caused forklift to fall off loading dock, suit claims

Andrea Dearden Dec. 1, 2010, 1:29am

A forklift operator is suing a Troy business after a truck he was loading allegedly drove forward, causing the forklift he was driving to fall off a loading dock.

Stack denies Norfolk Southern's motion to dismiss injury suit

Amelia Flood Dec. 1, 2010, 2:00am

Stack Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack has denied a motion to dismiss an injury suit against Norfolk Southern Railway Co.

Mercury strikes Cadillac on Route 15, suit claims

Kelly Holleran Dec. 1, 2010, 5:32am

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims collided with her vehicle, forcing her to strike a guard rail.

Plaintiff appealing partial summary judgment in suit against Allstate

Amelia Flood Dec. 1, 2010, 6:00am

A Madison County plaintiff who won more than $1 million in damages in an accident that led to the amputation of his foot, is appealing partial summary judgment granted to the insurer that settled his first lawsuit.

Motion to dismiss janitor's $800,000 suit against Belleville students to be heard

Amelia Flood Dec. 1, 2010, 9:30am

Cueto A motion to dismiss a suit brought by a Belleville West High School janitor seeking $800,000 for injuries he claimed to have suffered due to student horseplay will be heard Dec. 20 before St. Clair County Circuit Judge Lloyd Cueto.

Ex-staffers' suit against Cahokia water district stalls

Amelia Flood Dec. 1, 2010, 10:00am

LeChien A suit against Commonfields Cahokia Public Water District filed by former employees is stalled in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Holiday Inn guest claims N.C. cops busted into wrong room

Andrea Dearden Dec. 2, 2010, 1:15am

Maag An Illinois man is suing a hotel chain after an employee erroneously led law enforcement officers to his room where they broke down the door in search of a suspect.

Mother's death pits sister against sister

Andrea Dearden Dec. 2, 2010, 1:39am

Madison County plaintiff Susan Noggle is accusing her sister of stealing money from their deceased mother's estate.

Head injuries claimed in Troy accident

Andrea Dearden Dec. 2, 2010, 5:45am

A Troy woman is accused of causing a crash on Route 40 that allegedly left another driver with serious head injuries.

Madison County mother claims injuries in Collinsville crash

Andrea Dearden Dec. 2, 2010, 5:49am

A Madison County mother is suing the driver she says caused the Collinsville crash that injured her two children.

Alito declines invitation to ELL graduation; But praises Constitution study club and EHS students

Ann Knef Dec. 2, 2010, 7:17am

Alito It's not every day that one of the most powerful and influential persons in the world praises your work.

Rick Jones awarded $450k in case against homebuyer who didn't follow-through

Amelia Flood Dec. 2, 2010, 9:00am

Former Wood River real estate tycoon Rick Jones has won $450,000 in a default judgment against a woman who did not go through with a home purchase in one of his developments.

Third parties moving to quash subpoenas in atrazine class action

Amelia Flood Dec. 2, 2010, 9:00am

Byron The Illinois Farm Bureau is calling a subpoena it faces as third party to a proposed Madison County class action "overbroad."

Stack to serve as asbestos bankruptcy trustee; Retiring judge reflects on 23-year career

Ann Knef Dec. 2, 2010, 11:21am

Stack If all goes as planned, a new line of work for outgoing Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack will be overseeing payments made to asbestos claimants.

Move to dismiss "Holiday Magic" breach of contract case in court

Amelia Flood Dec. 2, 2010, 10:13pm

Hylla Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla is set to hear a motion to dismiss a suit brought over St. Louis' "Holiday Magic" event.

American Family's suit against contractors, insulation company over fire payout settles

Amelia Flood Dec. 2, 2010, 10:28pm

Ruth An insurance company's suit against two contractors and an insulation company over a more than $250,000 fire claim it paid out is over.

Granite City car accident injury case going to mediation, had been set for trial Monday

Amelia Flood Dec. 3, 2010, 4:17am

Matoesian A Granite City car accident injury case set for trial Monday will go to arbitration instead.