New Lawsuits: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Rudy Watkins, Jr., by and through his mother and next friend, Judy Watkins v. Cynthia SpaldingWatkins claims her son was injured while riding his bicycle on Oct. 10, when Spalding allegedly collided with him at the intersection of Madison Avenue and 23rd Street in Granite City. Watkins is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
J-Moran; PA-Todd Mathews
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Sally Vollintine v. Merck & Co. and Walgreens
J-Byron; PA-Trent Miracle
Vollintine claims the Vioxx she began taking in September of 2003 to alleviate the swelling of her thyroid was defective and caused her heart attack on Sept. 4, 2004. Vollintine had her prescriptions filled at the Bethalto Walgreens. She is seeking damages in an amount to be proven at trial but in excess of $50,000
05 L 1233