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Alton tenant sues landlord over dimly lit hallway

Kelly Holleran Feb. 1, 2011, 1:38am

An Alton resident claims she suffered severe left knee injuries, which caused her to undergo surgery, after she fell on stairs in a dimly lit hallway.

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Centrue Bank seeks repayment on promissory note

Kelly Holleran Feb. 1, 2011, 1:41am

An Illinois bank is demanding repayment of more than $550,000 from an individual who it claims failed to use a promissory note in a consumer transaction.

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Hartford man sues over Alton accident

Andrea Dearden Feb. 1, 2011, 3:14am

A Hartford man allegedly hurt while riding as a passenger in a car is suing the driver he says caused a crash in Alton.

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B&R Cavern owners sued over patron's injuries

Andrea Dearden Feb. 1, 2011, 3:18am

A Madison County man wants an East Alton bar to pay for his injuries after he was allegedly attacked by another man who had been drinking there.

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Fed-Ex sued over I-70 rear-end accident

Andrea Dearden Feb. 1, 2011, 3:21am

A Missouri man who claims he was rear-ended by a Fedex delivery truck wants more than $50,000 from the company.

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Sara Buske asks law firm to admit she gave pre-nup to divorce lawyers she is now suing

Amelia Flood Feb. 1, 2011, 4:45am

Beasley Sara Buske claims she gave the divorce attorneys she is now suing a copy of the pre-nuptial agreement she says the firm mishandled during her 2008 divorce suit.

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No decision yet in Sears washing machine class action

Amelia Flood Feb. 1, 2011, 4:46am

Hylla Although a case management conference is now set in a class action brought against Sears Roebuck & Co., there is still no decision months after a September hearing on whether Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla will stay or even dismiss the case.

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Two more Yaz suits filed in St. Clair County

Kelly Holleran Feb. 1, 2011, 6:38am

Denton Two more New Jersey residents have filed suits against the manufacturers of the birth control pill Yasmin and Yaz in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

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Memorial Hospital, emergency physicians named in wrongful death complaint

Kelly Holleran Feb. 1, 2011, 8:59am

The husband of a recently deceased woman blames doctors at Memorial Hospital and Belleville Emergency Physicians for causing his wife's sudden death.

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Madigan sues Granite City marketing firm over customer lists

Keith Loria Feb. 1, 2011, 11:14am

Madigan CHICAGO - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced today that she has filed a lawsuit against a Granite City marketing firm that allegedly misrepresented potential customer lists it sold as being verified and screened.

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Two suits filed over same Caseyville accident

Kelly Holleran Feb. 2, 2011, 3:13am

A woman and man claim they suffered disability and disfigurement after a driver ran into the car in which they rode.

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Man sues over trip on slippery substance at gas station

Kelly Holleran Feb. 2, 2011, 3:16am

A man wants to be awarded more than $50,000 after he says he fell on a slippery substance at a gas station.

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Plaintiff, two defendants seek to settle Olin conveyor belt injury suit

Amelia Flood Feb. 2, 2011, 7:33am

Mudge Several parties in a suit over injuries a man allegedly suffered when his right hand got caught in a roller conveyor machine at Olin Corporation in East Alton are asking for approval of a settlement in the suit.

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Hylla set to hear settlement over man's, baby's death in Granite City tow truck accident

Amelia Flood Feb. 2, 2011, 8:33am

Hylla Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla is set to hear the final pleas to approve a settlement in a suit brought by a woman who lost her husband and nine month-old son in a Granite City tow truck accident in 2008.

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Sparta man sues over Belleville accident

Andrea Dearden Feb. 2, 2011, 11:14am

A Sparta man is suing a Belleville woman who allegedly crashed her car into his.

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Royal Bamboo sued over back rent

Andrea Dearden Feb. 2, 2011, 11:46am

A St. Clair County property owner is suing tenants it says failed to pay rent.

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Belleville nursing home named in wrongful death complaint

Andrea Dearden Feb. 3, 2011, 2:23am

A Belleville nursing home is accused of causing the death of a woman living there.

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Doctor and Memorial accused of negligence in tubal ligation

Andrea Dearden Feb. 3, 2011, 2:26am

A St. Clair County woman is suing her doctor for injuries he allegedly caused during a tubal ligation procedure.

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