New Lawsuits: Friday, June 10
Edward Smith, Margaret Joann Smith v. Shipping Utilities et.al.Edward Smith claims that while working at the Granite City Prairie Farms plant on June 14, 2003, he was permanently injured when the forklift he was operating stalled and lurched forward sending him off the loading dock. Smith is seeking at least $700,000 in damages.
J-Byron; PA-Ronald Roth
05 L 538
Melissa Allen v. Time Out Lounge
J-Stack; PA-Bob Perica
Allen claims on Oct 7, 2004, Time Out allegedly served too much alcohol to a person who then drove off in their vehicle while she was standing on their running boards. Allen is seeking at least $50,000 in damages for the injuries she received when she fell off the vehicle.
05 L 539
Jennifer Fowler v. City of Granite City
J-Matoesian; PA-Kirk Caponi
Fowler claims she permanently injured her ankle when she stepped into a pothole while walking on Oaklawn Drive in Granite City on July 1, 2004. Fowler is seeking at least $50,000 in damages.
05 L 540
Samuel Aaron Farris v. Maggos & Associates, Inc.
J-Kardis; PA-Theodore Hampson
Farris claims he suffered injuries of a personal and pecuniary nature on June 18, 2003, while operating an ATV on the defendant’s property. Farris is seeking at least $50,000 in damages.
05 L 541
Oliver Souffle v. Dobbs Tire and Auto Centers, Inc.
J-Moran; PA-Lee Baron
Souffle claims he was fired as the Edwardsville store manager on Feb. 14 after he refused to fire the shuttle driver he hired who only had one hand. Souffle is seeking at least $50,000 in compensatory damages and $50,000 in punitive damages.
05 L 542
John Jackson v. United States Steel Corporation
J-Byron; PA-Lee Baron
Jackson claims he was fired on June 15, 2004, after collecting workers compensation benefits after he received second degree burns on his legs. Jackson is seeking at least $50,000 in compensatory damages and $50,000 in punitive damages.
05 L 543