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McClaskey Grain Co. alleges former employee interfered with business

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 8:09am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County grain company alleges a former employee now employed by a Texas-based wholesaler of oats is interfering with business.

Consumers claim company failed to disclose the serious side effects of Xarelto

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 7:49am

EDWARDSVILLE – Several individuals have filed a suit against the makers of prescription drug Xarelto alleging they suffered injuries after taking the drug.

Plaintiff's motion denied in Kmart, Medicare false claims case

John Sammon Aug. 11, 2017, 7:47am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A move by plaintiff James Garbe to compel the production of retail giant Kmart's privileged attorney-client communications in a False Claims Act (FCA) case has been denied.

White County township and highway commissioner accused of trespassing

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 11, 2017, 7:44am

EAST ST. LOUIS – The federal government is accusing the Township of Emma in White County and a township official of unlawfully destroying a gate to gain unauthorized access to federal property.

Louisiana woman alleges brain injury as result of negligent medical treatment

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 11, 2017, 7:42am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Louisiana couple alleges the wife was injured by the negligent acts of two physicians.

Man alleges patron stabbed him at Riverside Saloon

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 7:41am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Foley man alleges that he was stabbed in the parking lot of an Alton establishment.

Pradaxa makers sued over alleged excessive bleeding; Similar claims settled for $650M in 2014

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 11, 2017, 7:41am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Mississippi woman alleges that a prescription drug caused her to develop bleeding that required hospitalization.

Railroad employee alleges back injuries from decades of work

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 11, 2017, 7:34am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A signalman alleges decades of work with a railway company has injured his back and rendered him disabled.

Travelers Casualty and Surety alleges Godfrey corporation failed to provide indemnity

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 11, 2017, 7:32am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Godfrey corporation and two individuals are accused of failing to provide indemnity per the terms of their agreement with a surety company.

Ohio Casualty Insurance seeks more than $78,000 for alleged contract breach

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 11, 2017, 7:31am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A surety company claims that a Swansea corporation and a Smithton couple owe it more than $78,000.

Man allegedly tripped, fell down stairs at A Fine Swine Barbeque

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:46pm

BELLEVILLE – A New Baden resident alleges that a hazardous condition at a restaurant in the village caused him to trip and fall.

Woman claims Sun Service failed to properly install drain line, caused water leaks

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:45pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A South Roxana homeowner alleges that an Edwardsville business failed to properly install a drain line and caused damages to her home.

Driver alleges minor ignored stop sign, caused collision in Troy

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:44pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A motorist allegedly injured in a collision with a minor driver is seeking damages.

Property owners seek coverage from Allstate for hail damage

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:42pm

EDWARDSVILLE – The owners of a Glen Carbon property allege their insurer has wrongfully denied coverage for alleged damages to the property caused by weather.

Roofer alleges injuries from defective ladder rack

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:40pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A man working for a roofing company alleges he was injured by a defective ladder rack on a truck it provided.

Widow alleges she did not receive life insurance benefits following husband's death

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:04pm

EDWARDSVILLE – An Aviston woman alleges that her husband was electrocuted while tuck-pointing on a mult-story building in Alhambra because of unsafe conditions.

McCarter: SB1 is boon to elites and crumbs for downstate schools; Progressive tax system is real motivation

Ann Maher Aug. 10, 2017, 12:29pm

The real motivation behind "evidence-based" funding of schools as proposed in Senate Bill 1 is to achieve a progressive income tax system in Illinois, according to State Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon).

Cook County officials and their attorneys need hard discipline

The Madison County Record Aug. 9, 2017, 6:46am

Here's the thing about inappropriate behavior: What is outrageous will seem less so when compared to something more outrageous.

Plaintiffs in $10 billion RICO case against State Farm respond to move for summary judgment

The Madison County Record Aug. 9, 2017, 6:20am

EAST ST. LOUIS – Plaintiffs suing State Farm for $10 billion couldn’t ask Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier about his deliberations in a deposition, but they claim they can prove State Farm corrupted his deliberations anyway.

Mudge transfers slip, fall suit to Effingham County; Plaintiff chose Madison County to 'vindicate' his rights

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 8, 2017, 10:53pm

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted Pinnacle Foods’ motion to transfer a man’s icy slip and fall suit to Effingham County after the plaintiff said he chose Madison County as a “neutral” forum “where his rights will be vindicated.”