Sharon Ebers as next friend of Delores Paige v. Eden Village Retirement Center
J-Byron; PA-Michael Cook

  • Ebers claims Eden Village was negligent in failing to monitor Paige, a resident of the center. Paige allegedly needed 24 hour monitoring but she fell in her apartment and was not found for days.
    04 L 1033

    Judy Tite v. City of Wood River
    J-Moran; PA-Michael Throneberry
  • Tite says she fell on city property at 134 Acton in Wood River in September 2003 and she blames it on the difference in height on an expansion joint in the sidewalk. Tite also claims that in November of 2002, her husband, Ivan, informed the city of this problem after a minor child fell at the same location.
    04 L 1034

    Joy Edgeworth as spec adm of estate of Melissa Hoppe deceased v.Dr. Terrance J. Hall & Southern Illinois Surgical Consultants
    J-Matoesian; PA-Eric Jon Carlson
  • Edgeworth claims that Hoppe was driving a 1996 Sunfire eastbound on Illinois Route 15 in Alorton, when Dr. Hall, whom she says was overfatigued and speeding, crashed into Hoppe's car resulting in her death on June 9, 2004.
    04 L 1035

    Randy T. Cooper v. Nancy A. Flath
    J-Kardis; PA-Jay Dowling
  • Negligence; The case file was not available this week, look in next weeks MCR for the latest information.
    04 L 1048

    Migeon Whales v. Donald J. Fix
    J-Byron; PA-Thomas C. Rich
  • On August 1, 2004, Whales was driving his car northbound on Sand Prairie Lane when Fix allegedly crashed his car into the right side of it.
    04 L 1049

    Mandy M Spratt v. Lloyd Denny
    J-Moran; PA-Joseph Hoefert
  • On February 18, 2004, Denny, a resident of South Roxana, allegedly drove his vehicle into another car on Edwardsville Road in Wood River. It then hit the car Spratt was driving.
    04 L 1050

    Amanda Hudson NKA Amanda Kishel v. Ford Motor Credit, Landmark Ford
    J-Matoesian; PA-John P. Geismann
  • Landmark and Ford Motor Credit, which do business in Illinois, are accused of failing to remove bad credit from Kishel's credit report. Kishel, who lives in Indiana, says this caused her failure to receive credit when she should have, which was embarassing.
    04 L 1051

    Edward A Mumper v. Jennifer A. Amos
    J-Kardis; PA-John H. Hustava
  • Negligence; The case file was not available this week, look in next weeks MCR for the latest information.
    04 L 1052

    Mary L. Baker, Anjanette D Pratt v. Karl P. Adams
    J-Byron; PA-John H. Hustava
  • On December 10, 2003 Adams allegedly crashed his vehicle into the Baker's at Rte. 159 and Green Acres in Granite City.
    04 L 1053

    Lawrence Shipley DC. Ind. and on behalf of others v. Zurich Services
    J-Moran; PA-Richard J Burke
  • Class Action
    04 L 1054

    Lawrence Shipley DC. Ind. and on behalf of others v. CCN Managed Care FKA Community Care Network, First Health Group
    J-Matoesian; PA-Richard J Burke
  • Class Action
    04 L 1055

    Terrie Logsdon ind, and as mother and next of kin of Nicole Logsdon v. Steve Heiens
    J-Kardis; PA-Michael P Glisson
  • Negligence; The case file was not available this week, look in next weeks MCR for the latest information.
    04 L 1056

    Patricia Fowler, David Fowler v. Hyundai Motors
    J-Byron; PA-Lon D. Wheeler
  • The Fowlers claim they were in an accident at Illinois Rt 3 and Piasa Lane in Hartford and that their airbags failed to deploy.
    04 L 1057

    Troy Shelton v. Gardner Denver Inc., Gardner Denver Water Jetting System
    J-Moran; PA-Evan D. Buxner
  • Shelton a resident of Indiana, claims that he was operating a water gun model #USGH-15K (known as "the gun" in St Louis). He placed it on the ground with the trigger allegedly in the "off" position but the gun shot him as he walked away. Shelton claims the gun was deffective. Gardner Denver is a Delaware Corp. and Gardner Denver Water Jetting Systems is located in Houston. Shelton is demanding a jury trial.
    04 L 1058

    Kenneth Sly v. Norfolk Southern Railway
    J-Matoesian; PA-Gregory M. Tobin
  • Sly alleges that Norfolk Southern failed to provide a safe place to work. He claims that they failed to provide sufficent manpower, failed to provide proper tools, and failed to implement safe work methods, causing him permanent injuries.
    04 L 1059

    Susan Gersman v. James D Brand
    J-Kardis; PA-Joseph E. Hoefert
  • On November 3, 2002, Gersman claims that Brand violently collided his car into hers while they were driving north on Martin Luther King Drive in Alton.
    04 L 1060

    Rebecca J. Zilliken v. Daniel G. Polich
    J-Byron; PA-Richard G. Reed
  • On July 10, 2003, Zilliken alleges that Polich, while driving 1999 Plymouth Neon southbound on Godfrey Road in Godfrey, collided with her 1997 Cadilac Catera while she was allegedly stopped for road construction.
    04 L 1061

    Lucy Unger v. Abbott Labs et.al.
    J-Moran; PA-John Barry Julian
  • Unger alleges that her child received vaccinations that had mercury-laden preservatives called thimerusal, which caused mercury poisoning, according to her complaint. She claims African Americans are at a higher risk for mercury poisioning. Abbott Labs is one of Illinois' largest employers, based in Chicago's far northern suburbs.
    04 L 1063

    Elizabeth Prohaska v Abbott Labs et.al.
    J-Kardis; PA-John Barry Julian
  • Prohaska also alleges that her child received vaccinations that had mercury-laden preservatives called thimerusal, which caused mercury poisoning, according to her complaint. She also claims that African Americans are at a higher risk for mercury poisioning.
    04 L 1065

    Deborah K Huff v. Walpert Properties et.al.
    J-Byron; PA-Shari L Lett
  • On January 7th, 2003 Huff alleges that she fell on snow and ice in the parking lot of Washington Square in Alton while shopping. She claims Walpert Properties, owner of the mall, failed to put down salt and cinders as was necessary.
    04 L 1067

    Dawn M. Funk v. Alton Southern Railway
    J-Moran; PA-Robert Rongey
  • Funk claims she was injured while moving a draw bar on December 4th and 5th, 2003 while employed as a switchperson at the East St. Louis railyard.
    04 L 1068

    Joshua, Roger and Christina Guenther v. Roxana Community Unit District #1 and Roxana High School
    J-Matoesian; PA-Jeffery Erza
  • Guenther alleges that on April 10 2003 he injured himself doing a triple jump at a track meet hosted by the high school when he jumped into the pit and hit concrete instead of sand.
    04 L 1069

    State Farm Auto Insurance, Mary and Kenneth Hartnagel v. Dale W. Grotefendt, Donna Watts
    J-Kardis; PA-William Berry
  • The Hartnagel's, who are State Farm policy holders, were hit by a Dodge Ram driven by Grotefendt and owned by Watts at Route 143 and Route 4 in Madison County on September 13, 2002.
    04 L 1070

    Richard C. Cox v. Norfolk Southern Railway
    J-Byron; PA-Robert Brooks Ramsey
  • Cox, an employee of Norfolk Southern as a conductor/brakeman on diesel locomotives from 1966-1992, claims he was exposed to diesel fumes which led to his cell cancer of the larynx. Cox is a resident of Clinton County, but claims that Norfolk's trains came through Madison County during the course of his employment.
    04 L 1071

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