New Lawsuits: Monday, March 24
Violet Kavich, individually as Special Administrator of the Estate of Joseph Kavich deceased v. Air Products and Chemicals et.alKavich alleges her late husband was to and inhaled, ingested or otherwise absorbed benzene fumes he worked with and around which caused him to develop myelodysplastic syndrome which caused his death on July 7, 2007. Kavich is seeking damages in excess of $700,000.
J-Matoesian; PA- Richard L. Saville, Jr.
08 L 243
David D. Schwierjohn and Irene L. Schwierjohn v. Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
J-Hylla; PA-Pro Se
The Schwierjohns allege the defendants placed their adoptive 16 year old daughter with her biological father who had given up his parental rights over ten years ago without a court order. They are seeking damages in excess of $3 million.
08 L 244
Heather Rose v. Michael Plumlee
J-Crowder; PA-Richard Reed
Rose claims she sustained permanent injuries on April 23, 2007, while a passenger in Plumlee's vehicle when he rear-ended another vehicle at the intersection of Nameoki Road and Johnson Road in Granite City. Rose is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
08 L 245
Safeland Inc. v. Cardinal Acres, Joel Copley and Catherine Dondanville
J-Byron; PA-John Leskera
Safeland claims the defendants breached a Jan. 9, 2003, contract by failing to pay rent, failing to pay a pro-rata share of taxes, insurance and maintenance, failing to maintain the premises and failing to pay water and sewer costs. Safeland is seeking a judgment of $134,000 plus costs and attorney's fees.
08 L 246