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Parties in slip and fall case against Wal-Mart expected to mediate

Christina Stueve May 1, 2012, 12:26am

Borland Both parties in a woman's personal injury case against Wal-Mart agreed April 27 to go to mediation.

Madison County Civil Docket: 5/7 - 5/11/2012

Carrie Gonzalez May 1, 2012, 1:17am

Monday, May 7

Breast cancer diagnosis was delayed, woman claims in suit

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2012, 1:30am

A woman has filed suit against her former doctor, alleging he failed to timely diagnose her with breast cancer.

Dupo police sued for repeatedly arresting man without probable cause

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2012, 1:33am

Falb A man claims Dupo police repeatedly arrested him without probable cause and searched his property without proper authority to do so.

CR Bard sued in St. Clair County claiming mesh caused staph infection

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2012, 1:40am

Unsell A man has filed suit against the manufacturers of a mesh that he says caused him to develop a staph infection.

Child suffered facial burns during application of braces, suit says

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2012, 2:00am

A woman has filed suit against the orthodontist where she claims her daughter sustained facial burns during the application of her braces.

Freeburg renter sues landlord after tripping on electrical cords

Andrea Dearden May 1, 2012, 2:12am

A Freeburg woman is suing her landlords after tripping over electrical cords allegedly left in a doorway.

Matoesian resets CMC in worker's case against Alton and Southern

Christina Stueve May 1, 2012, 2:21am

Papa Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian on April 25 reset a case management conference for the next available date in a Collinsville man's case against his former employer, Alton and Southern Railway.

Edwardsville NAACP president and Alton's police chief recognized at annual Law Day event

Christina Stueve May 1, 2012, 11:00am

Amy Meyer, Law Day Chairman, looked over the awards given to judges, before the annual law day luncheon at the N.O. Nelson Center in Edwardsville. The theme of this year's luncheon was "No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom." Edwardsville NAACP chapter President Calvin Brown was presented with a "Liberty Bell" award at the Madison County Bar Association's annual Law Day luncheon held today at the N.O. Nelson Center.

Man claims Wood River cop aggravated PTSD in rear-end accident

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2012, 11:46am

Glisson A man has filed suit against the police officer who he claims rear-ended him at a red light, causing an aggravation of his post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ruth sets deadlines in man's personal injury case against apartment owner

Christina Stueve May 1, 2012, 11:49am

Ruth Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on April 25 set deadlines for witnesses' depositions and plaintiff's interrogatories in a personal injury case against owners of an Alton apartment building.

Pizza World operators sue former franchise owners

Kelly Holleran May 1, 2012, 12:00pm

Sivia Two Clinton County residents claim they lost substantial amounts of money while running a restaurant after they were provided with false financial statements regarding the franchise.

Metal casting worker says he was let go in retaliation of work comp claim

Andrea Dearden May 2, 2012, 2:14am

A Belleville metal casting company is accused of firing an employee in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim.

Worker claims firing was over comp claim, not result of drug test

Andrea Dearden May 2, 2012, 2:18am

A St. Clair County man says he was fired from his job with a construction company as retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim.

Cedarhurst nursing home sues engineer and architect

Andrea Dearden May 2, 2012, 5:00am

Luke The owner of a Shiloh nursing home claims the architect and engineer failed to comply with several construction codes in the design of its building.

Bank seeks to enforce $5.3 million judgment on default of Marketplace Commons

Andrea Dearden May 2, 2012, 5:00am

An Adams County couple is being asked to pay more than $5.34 million on an unpaid loan allegedly used to build Market Place Commons in Fairview Heights.

Dupo tire store sued by customer who trips on floor mat

Andrea Dearden May 2, 2012, 5:12am

Sivia An Alton woman says she was hurt when she tried to leave a Dupo tire store and tripped over the door mat.

Auffenberg claims underground drainage structures were defective

Andrea Dearden May 2, 2012, 10:31am

Cates An O'Fallon auto dealership says the value of its property has been damaged because of an allegedly defective design of an underground drainage structure.

Hylla sets CMC in man's case against debt collector

Christina Stueve May 2, 2012, 11:33am

Hylla Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla on April 27 set a case management conference for June 29 in a Madison County man's case against a debt collector.

Plaintiff files for dismissal in case against Catholic Children's Home in Alton

Christina Stueve May 2, 2012, 11:55am

English The woman who claimed that residents of a Catholic youth home in Alton attacked her filed a motion for voluntary dismissal of a suit filed last year in Madison County Circuit Court.