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Edwardsville Holiday Inn named in suit claiming violations of ADA

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 23, 2017, 2:03pm

A disabled hotel patron is suing R.L.P. Development Company Inc. and Blue Hospitality LLC d/b/a Holiday Inn Express and Suites, citing alleged failure to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Madison County's top asbestos filers bring the most out of state claims

Ann Maher Mar. 22, 2017, 6:10pm

Analysis of the top five jurisdictions across the country where out of state plaintiffs go to file their asbestos claims shows that Madison County circuit court, unsurprisingly, carries a high percentage of them.

Second Madison County asbestos trial this year starts; Deceased Ohio man allegedly exposed to potent crocidolite asbestos

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 22, 2017, 5:06pm

Opening statements began Wednesday morning in Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs’ courtroom in the second asbestos trial this year.

Guest sues party host after another guest hit him with fire poker

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 7:18pm

A guest at a 2010 party in Collinsville is suing the host after a second guest allegedly struck him in the head with a fire poker.

Father seeks to dismiss daughter's suit alleging he paid debts with college funds

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 7:01pm

A father accused of paying off debts with funds allegedly intended for his daughter’s college education seeks to dismiss the suit, arguing that any sums from his divorce proceeding belong to him and his ex-wife.

Conference scheduled in former St. Jacob mayor's defamation suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 6:57pm

A former St. Jacob mayor’s lawsuit alleging defamation has a case management conference scheduled for early next month after several orders continuing litigation.

Jamaican resort denies liability in suit over broken lounge chair

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 6:53pm

The owners and operators of a Jamaican resort say a guest’s own negligence caused her alleged injuries when she sat in a broken lounge chair.

Valvoline Oil Change denies liability in slip, fall suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 6:51pm

Valvoline Oil Change denies liability in a customer’s suit alleging she was injured when she slipped on a patch of oil.

Doctor, hospital deny liability in wrongful death suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 6:49pm

A doctor and hospital deny liability in a wrongful death suit alleging a patient developed Asystole following several procedures.

Retaliatory discharge suit against Rend Lake College transferred to Jefferson County

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 6:47pm

A former Rend Lake College employee’s lawsuit alleging termination for refusing to spend work time performing unrelated activities has been transferred to Jefferson County Circuit Court.

Injured Fairview Heights woman accuses driver of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 6:47pm

BELLEVILLE — A Fairview Heights woman claims another driver caused a collision near St. Ellen Mine Road.

Man alleges ex-wife recorded phone conversation with son, posted on social media

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 6:37pm

BELLEVILLE — A man claims his ex-wife recorded his private phone calls with his minor son and posted the conversations on Facebook without consent.

Law indicates attack on Prenzler could potentially be charged as hate crime

The Madison County Record Mar. 21, 2017, 6:07pm

State law elevates misdemeanor battery to felony aggravated battery if a victim has turned 60, and Prenzler recently turned 61.

Injury on top of insult for candidate Ayres: 'Write-ins are your good people that know something’s up'

The Madison County Record Mar. 21, 2017, 5:52pm

Many candidates lost ballot disputes for local elections on April 4, but only Donna Ayres of Cahokia alleges injury on top of the insult.

Kurt Prenzler knows what happens when you try to drain a swamp

The Madison County Record Mar. 21, 2017, 5:44pm

If President Donald Trump needs advice on swamp-draining, he can turn to County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler, who's been draining the morass of Madison County politics, little by little, for more than 10 years.

Voters have lots of write-in options; Insider says ballot challenges are easier and cheaper for party in control

Ann Maher Mar. 21, 2017, 4:28pm

Having had their nomination petitions challenged and their names thrown off the ballot, most of the 34 people running as write-ins across St. Clair County are doing so as a last resort in the upcoming April 4 consolidated election.

Millstadt homeowners allege construction defects

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 3:39pm

Two homeowners are suing Kappert Construction Co. Inc. over alleged defects in the construction of a new house.

Madison County civil docket March 27-31

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 21, 2017, 3:17pm

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Ruth, Hylla, Matoesian and Crowder have cases scheduled on the civil docket for March 27-31.

Madison County real estate March 1-6

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 21, 2017, 3:00pm

A Glen Carbon home sold for $479,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions from March 1-6.

Madison County asbestos motion docket March 27-29

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 21, 2017, 12:34pm

There are 11 cases scheduled on the Madison County asbestos motion docket for March 27 and 29 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.