New Lawsuits: Thursday, Jan. 20
Casey Napoleon v. AW ChestertonAsbestos case
J-Stack; PA-Randy Gori
05 L 057
Sandra Terry v. CRST Van Expedited d/b/a Malone Inc.
J-Nicholas G. Byron; PA-Scroggins Law Office
Terry alleges that on Aug. 20, 2003, Ried negligently drove his semi-tractor trailer into her vehicle on I-55 North in Madison County. She is seeking at least $100,000 for permanent injuries, lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
05 L 058
City of Granite City v. Madison County Illinois, a Governmental Entity
J-Stack; PA- Roth & Evans
A former Granite City employee who retired in May 2001, but kept secondary health coverage, suffered a heart attack and incurred $170,000 in medical bills while employed by Madison County. Madison County refused to pay the medical bills. To avoid a breach of agreement, Granite City paid the bills, but claims that Madison County should share the costs. The plaintiff is asking for at least $50,000.
05 L 059
Frances Loftus v. Julie Riviar & Sears Roebuck & Co.
J-Matoesian; PA-Michael P. Glisson
Loftus claims she tripped on carpet while working at the Sears Portrait Studio at Alton Aquare Mall causing serious injuries. Loftus is seeking at least $100,000 in damages.
05 L 060
Kenneth Decker v. Alton Southern Railway
J-Kardis; PA-Stephen Tillery
Decker alleges that on July 28, 2004, he was injured on the job when another train negligently collided with the train in which he was a passenger. He also claims that conditions of his employment led to bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. Decker is seeking at least $50,000 in damages.
05 L 061