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O'Fallon school district named in sexual abuse suit

Amelia Flood Mar. 1, 2010, 1:32am

O'Fallon School District 203 has been added as a defendant in a suit over the alleged sexual abuse of a student by a music teacher.

Kuehn hired by funeral home in dispute with former manager

Amelia Flood Mar. 1, 2010, 7:46am

Kuehn The owners of a funeral home company embroiled in a series of disputes with their former manager have a new attorney.

Woman's counter suit against Belleville contractor up for status conference

Amelia Flood Mar. 1, 2010, 10:13am

Young A woman's suit against a contractor who had previously sued her for libel is set for a status conference.

Godfrey firm awarded fees in its FOIA suit over land appraisal

Steve Korris Mar. 2, 2010, 1:38am

Stobbs Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison ordered the village of Godfrey to pay the law firm of John Stobbs $18,300 for a successful freedom of information suit.

Liberty Mutual asks for summary judgment in certified class action

Steve Korris Mar. 2, 2010, 1:42am

Crowder Class action chiropractors claim Liberty Mutual Insurance should have steered workers compensation patients to them, but according to the insurer that kind of steering would have broken the law.

Plaintiff continues motion hearing in Alton foot amputation suit

Amelia Flood Mar. 2, 2010, 5:30am

Hylla A plaintiff's motion to sanction an insurance company he alleges bribed a witness has been continued to June.

Callis denies defense pro hac vice move in alienation of affection suit

Amelia Flood Mar. 2, 2010, 5:31am

Callis Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis will not allow a defense attorney to appear in an alienation of affection suit.

Another suit filed against former Saline Township supervisor, township

Amelia Flood Mar. 2, 2010, 5:38am

Another lawsuit has been filed against Saline Township and its former supervisor over alleged molestation.

Woman punched at Rumor's sues allegedly intoxicated attacker

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 6:47am

A woman claims she incurred disability at a Wood River bar after a man allegedly attacked her for no reason.

New class action: Sears washing machine took eight hours for one load

Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 10:49am

Goldenberg An Edwardsville woman has filed a putative class action lawsuit against Sears, alleging her $1,000 washing machine stopped working correctly soon after she purchased it. At the height of its problems, the washing machine would take more than eight hours to wash one load, the woman claims.

Drainage pipe left in abdomen, suit claims

Kelly Holleran Mar. 3, 2010, 5:47am

The wife of a deceased man blames doctors at Saint Anthony's Health Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital for causing her husband's death after she says they left a drainage pipe in his abdomen.

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Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 3, 2010, 5:48am

Monday, March 8

Rosewood Care Center in Alton named in wrongful death complaint

Kelly Holleran Mar. 3, 2010, 6:11am

The independent administrator of a deceased man's estate filed suit against Rosewood Care Center of Alton, alleging the man died after developing pneumonia, septic shock, multiple organ failure, malnutrition, dehydration and a severe urinary tract infection.

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News Service Mar. 3, 2010, 6:20am

Monday, March 8

Jury 3/8

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 3, 2010, 6:26am

Monday, March 8

Legal malpractice suit claims lawyer gave incorrect info regarding VA suit

Kelly Holleran Mar. 3, 2010, 10:35am

A man claims he became the victim of legal malpractice when an Illinois law firm he hired to represent him voluntarily dismissed his medical malpractice complaint, which prevented him from filing a similar complaint.

Arguments to bring Simmons back into legal malpractice case set March 5

Amelia Flood Mar. 4, 2010, 5:00am

Simmons Neither party in a legal malpractice suit stemming from the settlement of a mesothelioma case will get summary judgment.

Glen Carbon accident suit at trial Monday

Amelia Flood Mar. 4, 2010, 5:00am

An accident suit stemming from a 2006 Glen Carbon car accident is set for trial in Madison County on Monday.

Chiropractor fights to keep three class actions in line

Amelia Flood Mar. 4, 2010, 5:50am

Burke Belleville area chiropractor Kathleen Roche is attempting to adjust three class action suits filed in two counties to her favor, despite settlement of one, the potential dismissal of a second and a motion to dismiss a third.

Subway wage dispute goes to trial Monday

Amelia Flood Mar. 4, 2010, 6:55am

Hylla A five year-old wage dispute between a manager of a Pontoon Beach Subway sandwich shop and its owners is set for trial Monday.