New Lawsuits: Friday, Jan. 6

Steve Gonzalez Jan. 16, 2006, 6:59am

Robert Ewing, by and through his mother and guardian, Helen Gray v. Alton Memorial Hospital
J-Byron; PA-James Hopkins

  • Gray claims her son sustained severe and irreparable brain damage on March 10, 2005, because the hospital failed to perform diagnostic tests which would have shown his head injury upon his initial admission. Gray is seeking damages in excess of $150,000.
    06 L 18

    Franklin Tonkinson v. National Maintenance and Repair Inc.
    J-Stack; PA-Tim O'Mara
  • Tonkinson claims she sustained injuries after slipping on ice that collected on a barge in Hartford on Jan. 6, 2004. Tonkinson is seeking at least $50,000 in damages under the Longshoreman's Act.
    06 L 19

    Ruth Figge, attorney in fact and next friend of Lillie Arms v. Rosewood Care Center of Alton
    J-Matoesian; PA-Robert Gregory
  • Figge, who holds power of attorney for Armstrong, claims Rosewood Care Center was negligent for not notifying Armstrong's physician after she fell sustaining vertebral fractures on Nov. 26, 2004. The two-count suit seeks to recover at least $100,000 in damages.
    06 L 20

    Kien Huy Nguyen, a minor, by his next friend and father, Thanh Van Nguyen v. Alton Community Unit School District #11
    J-Weber; PA-Robert Gregory
  • Nguyen claims his son was seriously injured after he was assaulted by students on May 13, 2005, at the Horace Mann School in Alton. The suit is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    06 L 21

    Sarah Baumgartner v. Roger Abbott
    J-Weber; PA-Lance Mallon
  • Baumgartner claims she was seriously injured on Dec. 1, 2005, when Abbott allegedly collided with her on West 5th Street in Carrollton. Baumgartner is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    06 L 22

    Alain Cook v. Madison County Sheriff's Department
    J-Byron; PA-Pro Se
  • Cook claims that he was poisoned with mind altering drugs while at the Madison County Jail on Oct. 29, 2005. He is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    06 L 23

    Alain Cook v. Alton Police Department
    J-Stack; PA-Pro Se
  • Cook claims the Alton Police subjected him to cruel and unusual punishment during the year of 2004. He is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    06 L 24

    Alain Cook v. Fred's Towing Service
    J-Matoesian; PA-Pro Se
  • Cook claims he was subjected to emotional distress in January of 2004 by the towing company. Cook is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    06 L 25

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    Organizations in this Story

    Alton Police Department
    1700 E Broadway
    Alton, IL 62002

    100 Abbott Park
    Lake Bluff, IL 60044

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