New Lawsuits: September 10-16

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 16, 2004, 6:23am

Lori A. Logan v. Autozone Inc., Jerrick J. King
J-Kardis; PA-Bassett Law Firm

  • Negligence; case file unavailable.
    04 L 990

    Christine Weishaupt v. Village of Bethalto & William Piening
    J-Byron; PA-Samuela Mormino
  • Weishaupt claims she was driving her 1993 Ford Ranger through the intersection of Rte. 111 & Rte. 140 when Piening collided with her, while he was doing business for the City of Bethalto.
    04 L 993

    Richard Liljenberg v. Progressive Insurance Company & Doc's Harley Davidson
    J-Moran; PA-Lance Mallon
  • Liljenberg alleges that Progressive, his insurer, would not let him get his motorcycle fixed at Frieze Harley Davidson, which offered an estimate $5700 less than Doc's repair costs, and that Doc's harley Davidson failed to fix his bike properly from damage that occured 2002.
    04 L 994

    Melanie Schmidt, a disabled adult v. Kristen Dewerff
    J-Mateosian; PA-J.Robert Edmonds
  • Melanie Schmidt was 16 years old at the time of the accident that allegely occured in September 2002 on South Cinderella in Cottage Hills. Her mother Marsha, who filed the suit on her daughter's behalf, claims that Melanie was thrown from Dewerff's vehicle after Dewerff hit a dip in the road.
    04 L 995

    Mark Eavenson DC d/b/a Multi Care Specialist v. Corvel Corporation(class action)
    J-Kardis; PA-Lakin Law Firm
  • Eavenson claims Corvel was running a silent PPO scheme, and using biased software to reprice bills.
    04 L 996

    Dorothy Bee v. Ravell Trucking & Lucy Gordon
    J-Byron; PA-G. Edward Moorman
  • Bee was allegedly a passenger in the car driven by Gordon, of St Louis, when a truck owneed by Ravell Trucking of Minnesota collided with them on Intersate 57/70 in Effingham, allegedly causing permanent injury to Bee.
    04 L 997

    Craig Mayfield v. Michael Feron
    J-Moran; PA- Sarah Smith
  • Mayfield claims that Feron crashed into the rear of his car on I-270 in October 2002 in Fergason, Mo.
    04 L 998

    Eric Robert Smith v. Laurie Chavez d/b/a Laurie's Place, Michael Bowen, Luke Humphrey & Brian Keating
    J-Matoesian; PA-Jeffery Ezra
  • Smith claims he was hit in the head and face, and then fell to the ground causing a skull fracture. Before the alleged beating, Smith claims the defendants had all been drinking alchoholic beverages at Laurie's Place on Main Street in Edwardsville.
    04 L 999

    Charles Chumley v. Lincoln Electric Company et. al.
    J-Byron; PA Keith Short
  • Chumley was allegely exposed to toxic fumes while during his 20-year career as a welder.
    04 L 1000

    Wayne and Gloria Cargon v. Madison County Fair Association; Charles Depew
    J-Kardis; PA:Jon Carlson
  • Cargon claims he was standing in the pits at the speedway in Highland on July 5 when the right front tire broke lose from a stock car (hornet class), striking him.
    04 L 1001

    Christopher S Mcroy v. American River Transportation Company
    J-Byron; PA-Craig Jensen
  • Jones Act case. McRoy claims that he was working on the vessel Mary Evelyn in April, chipping paint overhead using a 20-pound chipper and while doing so was permantly injured.
    04 L 1002

    Charles Simpson Jr. v. Kaila Bell
    J-Moran; PA-Samuel Mormeno
  • Simpson claims Bell drove her 1993 Sunbird into him and his Honda motorcycle around midnight on June 28, at the intersection of Rte. 100 and Lockhaven Road.
    04 L 1003

    Travis Scheaffer v. Dr. Larry Reed et. al.
    J-Matoesian; PA-Thomas O. Falb
  • Scheaffer claims that Dr. Reed failed to read his x-ray properly in September 2002, missing a right wrist scaphoid bone fracture, and then failed to inform doctors treating Scheaffer of the fracture.
    04 L 1004

    Jan Fuhler v. Granite City Illinois Hospital et. al.
    J-Kardis; PA- Lee W. Barton
  • Fuhler claims she offered her resignation from GCIH but withdrew after the company offered to retrain her in another job. After her training, she was assigned to a surgeon; she claims she became a whistle blower by informing management of the surgeon's alleged cocaine use. She claims she was released after providing that information.
    04 L 1005

    Gereld Bemis, Mark Eavenson v. Allied Property & Casulty Insurance Company et. al.
    J-Byron; PA- Lakin Law Firm
  • Eavenson claims Allied was running a silent PPO scheme, and using biased software to reprice bills. This is Eavenson's 22nd class action case filed in Madison County since 2003.
    04 L 1006

    Norman Schuette, Howard Schuette, Co Exec of the Estate v. St. Mary Health Care Investors et al
    J-Moran;PA-Robert Gregory
  • Howard Schuette claims that Verna "eloped" from the Edwardsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in November during very cold weather and was not found for some time causing serious illness.
    04 L 1007

    Thelma Sidney v Marc J Meyer
    J-Matoesian; PA- David Nissenholtz of Coffman and Townsley
  • Sidney claims that Meyer collided with her vehicle at the intersection of 159 and Autum in October 2002.
    04 L 1008

    Timothy Werner v Werner Mick Funeral Home
    J-Kardis; PA-Michael Brunton
  • Werner claims he was discharged as a Werner Mick employee in May 2003, two days after filing a workmens compensation claim. He also claims he had reported the use of an unlicensed funeral director signing for deceased bodies, which he claims also led to his dismissal.
    04 L 1013

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