New Lawsuits: Tuesday, Nov. 30
Teresa Stephens v. USF Insurance CompanyStephens is seeking an amount in excess of $50,000 due to an Aug. 19 fire that destroyed property located at 20-29 Wood River Avenue and allegedly killed tenant Douglas Kibby. According to the complaint, USF Insurance denied coverage for non-payment.
J-Byron; PA-Rod Pitts
04 L 1318
Michelle L. Jones v. Patricia M. Fitchett
J-Moran; PA-Robert W. Bosslet
Case file was not available. Check next week's MCR for details.
04 L 1319
Aaron Springman v. Donald C. Pilger Jr.
J-Matoesian; PA-Robert J. Edmonds
Springman claims Pilger, of Bethalto, failed to decrease speed to avoid an accident. Pilger collided with Springman, who was stopped at Routes 140 & 111 in Bethalto, Springman claims, and is seeking at least $50,000 for his injuries.
04 L 1320
Samantha Boomershine v. Tara Clark
J-Kardis; PA-Michael P. Glisson
Boomershine claims she injured her lower back, neck, shoulders, and arms on Jan. 1 while driving her 1997 Dodge Dakota on Homer Adams Parkway in Alton. Clark, driving her 1996 Mercury Mystique, allegedly failed to reduce speed to avoid an accident, colliding with the rear-end of Boomershine's car, who is seeking at least $50,000 in damages.
04 L 1321
Kimberly D. Chronister et.al. on behalf of themselves, and a Class of similarity situated v. Gateway Regional medical Center; Granite City Illinois Hospital company, LCC dba Gateway Regional Medical Center; and John Does 1-100
J-Byron; PA-James R. Branit
Plaintiffs allege that they were charged significantly higher fees because they were uninsured or underinsured. They are seeking punitive and compensatory damages in an amount to be determined at trial.
04 L 1322
Stripmasters of Illinois v. Walter Metal Fabrications
J-Moran; PA-David E. Guymon
Stripmasters is seeking an amount of $60,381.74 for invoices Walter Metal Fabrications has failed to pay from Oct. 15, 2003, through Aug. 12. Stripmasters claims Walter breached a written agreement.
04 L 1323