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St. Clair County real estate April 10-13

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:04pm

An O'Fallon home sold for $490,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions from April 10-13.

Madison County civil docket May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:03pm

There are 17 cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for May 1-5.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:02pm

The Madison County asbestos jury docket is scheduled for May 1-5 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobss' courtroom, room 327.

Madison County asbestos motion docket May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:02pm

The Madison County asbestos motion docket is scheduled for May 1-5 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327.

New report confirms need for lawsuit reforms in Illinois

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Apr. 25, 2017, 1:07pm

It should not come as any surprise but personal injury lawyers have found a new way to game the system in Illinois.

Belleville woman says AAA Contracting caused damage while remodeling home

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 11:38am

BELLEVILLE — A homeowner is suing a remodeling company for allegedly causing damage during a basement remodel project.

Madison County jury awards passenger $17,500 in auto accident suit; Reaches opposite verdict from arbitrators’ assessment

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 25, 2017, 11:35am

After arbitrators assessed total fault to one driver in an Alton collision and no fault to the second driver, a Madison County jury reached a completely opposite verdict on Tuesday. 

Camp Drug Store accuses medical supply company of sending unwanted faxes

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 11:32am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Madison County drug store has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Florida-based medical supply company, citing alleged invasion of privacy by sending numerous advertisements through fax.

Customer says Kennedi Auto Sales sold him defective vehicle

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 11:14am

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing a Cahokia used car dealer for allegedly selling him a defective vehicle.

Resident alleges St. Paul's Home failed to change dressing on wound

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 11:10am

BELLEVILLE — A resident is suing a Belleville nursing home for allegedly failing to properly treat her heel would or change the dressing. 

Mother alleges son lost testicle from delayed surgery

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 10:16am

BELLEVILLE — A mother claims her son lost his testicle after several health care professionals failed to timely diagnose his condition and provide appropriate treatment.

Driver was negligent in December 2016 crash on I-64 in Washington County, suit claims

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 8:34am

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing over a crash last December on Interstate 64 in Washington County.

Woman alleges collision caused her to deliver baby early

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 8:31am

BELLEVILLE — A woman who was eight months pregnant is suing another motorist, claiming negligence for causing a Swansea crash which caused her to deliver her child four weeks early.

Customer alleges injuries from uneven pavement at Mt. Vernon Circle K

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 8:00am

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing Circle K and Erica D. Hubbard citing alleged negligence in maintaining the store's premises, resulting in injuries.

BLS report shows weak economy in Illinois, recovery in neighboring states

Michael Lucci, Illinois Policy Institute Apr. 25, 2017, 7:36am

Illinois saw a 0.23 percent increase in jobs in the first quarter of 2017, the third-worst growth rate in the region.

Suit claims woman was negligent, followed too closely before 2015 Collinsville Road crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 24, 2017, 3:42pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, claiming she was negligent in causing a rear-end crash in Collinsville that caused injuries two years ago.

Driver, passenger say March 2015 rear-end crash in Belleville caused injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 24, 2017, 3:39pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver and passenger are suing another motorist, citing negligence that resulted in a March 2015 crash and injuries.

Man says motorist in head-on Caseyville crash in 2015 was under influence of alcohol

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 24, 2017, 3:37pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist for allegedly causing a collision while under the influence of alcohol.

Progressive brings suit against motorist for 2015 crash at North Belt East and Orchard

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 24, 2017, 3:34pm

BELLEVILLE — An insurance company is suing a motorist, citing alleged negligence while causing a collision with its insured client.

District Court judge throws out nine claims against maker of drug Depakote due to Indiana statute of repose

Melissa Busch Apr. 24, 2017, 3:33pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A federal judge has dismissed the claims of nine plaintiffs in Multi-District Litigation against the makers of the anti-epilepsy drug Depakote which allegedly causes serious birth defects in children.