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Parents sue nursing home over daughter's care

Andrea Dearden Oct. 1, 2011, 3:41am

The parents of a St. Clair County woman are suing two nursing homes after the facilities allegedly neglected their daughter.


Time to affirm the purpose of tort law

News Service Oct. 1, 2011, 11:47am

You see it happen in some fundraising organizations. People get together and form a group to advance a worthy cause and then start raising funds to support the group's efforts. Raising the funds is a means to an end.


Rear-end accident on 161 subject of lawsuit

Andrea Dearden Oct. 3, 2011, 10:19am

A St. Clair County man is suing the driver of a car he says crashed into him while he was stopped at a red light in Belleville.


Belleville sidewalk blamed for woman's injuries

Andrea Dearden Oct. 3, 2011, 10:22am

A St. Clair County woman is suing the City of Belleville after she allegedly tripped on an uneven sidewalk.


Bank won't hire woman with bipolar disorder, suit claims

Kelly Holleran Oct. 3, 2011, 10:27am

A woman claims her former employer illegally refused to hire her for various positions after she took time off due to bipolar disorder.


Collinsville accident is subject of suit

Andrea Dearden Oct. 3, 2011, 10:35am

A Madison County woman says a man driving his work truck ran a red light and crashed into her in Collinsvile.


Takeda and Eli Lilly sued over Actos in Madison County

Kelly Holleran Oct. 3, 2011, 10:40am

Gori A man claims he developed bladder cancer after taking medication to treat his type II diabetes.


Jury awards nearly $14K in rear-end collision case; Amount was less than arbitration decision

Christina Stueve Oct. 4, 2011, 4:00am

Geldmacher Madison County jurors on Monday awarded two women $13,915 following a two-car accident last year in Pontoon Beach.


Botterbush in charge of security in Madison County Courthouse 'melting pot'

Christina Stueve Oct. 4, 2011, 5:44am

Botterbush Every day is different for Sgt. Raymond Botterbush, security supervisor at the Madison County Courthouse.


Musician claims he was attacked at Granite City bar

Kelly Holleran Oct. 4, 2011, 8:14am

A musician claims he was attacked by an intoxicated patron after he finished playing music at a Granite City bar.


Cop sues owner of car he crashed into

Andrea Dearden Oct. 4, 2011, 8:38am

A Madison County police officer wants to be reimbursed for a workers' compensation claim after he allegedly crashed into a car he was pursuing.


Nameoki Road accident is subject of suit

Andrea Dearden Oct. 4, 2011, 8:42am

A Granite City woman is suing the driver of a car she says turned in front of her, causing a crash that hurt her and her son.


Davol and CR Bard sued in St. Clair County over hernia patches

Kelly Holleran Oct. 4, 2011, 9:31am

Walton Twenty-six people across the nation have filed suit against the manufacturers of a hernia repair patch, saying they were harmed after doctors implanted the patch in them.


Chicago lawyer to represent Edward D. Jones in alleged workplace harassment case

Christina Stueve Oct. 4, 2011, 3:55pm

Long Attorney Jennifer Long of the law firm Duane Morris in Chicago is representing Edward D. Jones and Co. and Matthew Johnson, defendants in a Madison County workplace harassment case.


Debt collector's defense attorney requests court for more time to answer suit

Christina Stueve Oct. 4, 2011, 5:40pm

The defendant in a Madison County case over allegations that a debt collector broke the law when it repossessed a vehicle has asked for more time to answer the complaint.


Man claims his throat was slashed, brother killed at ESL nightclub

Kelly Holleran Oct. 5, 2011, 8:35am

Gras An East St. Louis man claims his throat was slashed and his brother was killed by bouncers at an East St. Louis nightclub.


Woman blames driver for failing to yield at malfunctioning light

Andrea Dearden Oct. 5, 2011, 8:47am

A Pinckneyville woman is suing the driver of the car that allegedly failed to stop at a malfunctioning traffic light in the village of Shiloh.


Two new asbestos cases filed in St. Clair County

Kelly Holleran Oct. 5, 2011, 8:56am

Gori More asbestos lawsuits have been added to the growing list of cases in St. Clair County's asbestos docket.