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State Farm brief disputes federal jurisdiction in $10 billion RICO claim

The Madison County Record Aug. 15, 2017, 7:46am

EAST ST. LOUIS – Plaintiffs who claim State Farm rigged the election of Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier in 2004 don’t match a precedent that would qualify their claim for U.S. district court, according to State Farm.

St. Clair County seeks class certification in Trinity guard rail litigation

The Madison County Record Aug. 14, 2017, 5:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly and special assistant David Cates, who claim a Texas firm must remove bad guardrails from roads statewide, expect local crews to distinguish good ones from bad ones.

I-LAW: Darkness of litigation will last a lot longer than solar eclipse

Ann Maher Aug. 14, 2017, 5:27pm

Travis Akin, who heads the tort reform group Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch, said he can't predict what litigation trends will emerge post- solar eclipse, but he believes that "darkness" created by "frivolous" lawsuits will last a lot longer than the two and a half minutes or so that southern Illinoisans - and others - will experience mid-day a week from today.

Tamaroa man alleges ankle injury not properly diagnosed

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 5:17pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Tamaroa man alleges his medical condition was not properly diagnosed or treated.

Labor union fund alleges Inland Technologies failed to pay contributions

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 5:15pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – Trustees of a labor union fund allege that a Millstadt employer failed to pay contributions.

Foley trial continued to October

Ann Maher Aug. 14, 2017, 4:26pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Kyle Napp has continued today's trial setting for Matthew J. Foley, 37, of Edwardsville, who is accused of attacking Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler at a fundraiser in Madison in March.

Madison County Treasurer to expedite school fund payments

The Madison County Record Aug. 14, 2017, 3:25pm

Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser said his office will be expediting property tax distributions in September to help some local school districts at least temporarily avoid a funding crisis, according to a press release from his office.

Illinois Senate passes Chicago bailout, overrides Rauner's amendatory veto

Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute Aug. 14, 2017, 12:46pm

All Senate Democrats and one Republican voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner and pass Senate Bill 1 in its original form, including a bailout for Chicago Public Schools.

Man alleges injuries while lifting heavy rigging

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 12:38pm

BELLEVILLE – An Illinois seaman alleges he was injured when he attempted to lift heavy rigging equipment.

Nurse alleges injuries from falling ceiling tile, pipe piece

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 12:37pm

BELLEVILLE – An East Alton business is facing allegations from a nurse that she was injured by a falling pipe during ceiling maintenance at her place of employment.

Client claims attorney failed to file suit against St. Clair County Coroner's Office on time

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 12:35pm

BELLEVILLE – An attorney is facing a suit from a former client who alleges her claim was not filed in a timely manner.

East St. Louis woman files suit over alleged burn injuries sustained in childhood

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 12:34pm

BELLEVILLE – An East St. Louis woman has filed a suit against a deceased man over burn injuries she alleges she sustained almost 20 years ago.

Motorist alleges distracted driver caused collision in St. Clair County

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 10:11am

BELLEVILLE – A Millstadt woman is alleged to have been driving distracted when she struck another vehicle in St. Clair County.

Motorist seeks damages after I-64 accident

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 14, 2017, 10:06am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges another driver's negligence cause a collision on an interstate in St. Clair County.

Godfrey property owner claims resident failed to remedy drainage pipe system

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:27am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Godfrey property owner alleges a poorly designed drainage system has caused water to pool on his property.

Walmart shopper alleges woman backed into him in Glen Carbon parking lot

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:26am

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges he was struck by a vehicle and injured in a Walmart parking lot.

Patient alleges injuries from fall at Alton hopsital

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:26am

EDWARDSVILLE – A patient alleges he was injured in a fall at an Alton hospital.

Parents allege son struck on highway following psychiatric treatment

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:25am

EDWARDSVILLE - Parents of a patient treated for psychiatric disorders have filed a suit against two physicians and a medical facility after the patient was struck on a highway after discharge.

Bar owners, operators named in Dram Shop suit following Hamel collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:23am

EDWARDSVILLE – Establishments in Dorsey and Granite City are being named in a suit by a family after a woman was injured in a collision with an allegedly intoxicated driver.

Madison County resident claims individuals attacked him at his home

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:21am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County man has filed a suit against three individuals after he was allegedly attacked at his home.