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Appellate court affirms order denying City of Collinsville’s motion to transfer

MT. VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker's order denying transfer to Madison County in a suit alleging the City of Collinsville failed to make payments for a construction project. 

Suit alleging Cahokia car dealership sold defective vehicle dismissed

A customer’s suit alleging a Cahokia used car dealership sold him a defective vehicle has been dismissed.

Subway says customer’s injuries caused by pre-existing condition, not falling light fixture

Subway denies liability in a man’s suit alleging he was injured by a falling light fixture, arguing that the man’s injury resulted from the natural progression of a pre-existing condition.

Royal Pines seeks to dismiss tenant’s suit alleging failure to repair damages

A condominium seeks to dismiss a tenant’s lawsuit alleging the association failed to make repairs to her unit for more than five years.

China Express denies liability in customer’s suit alleging food poisoning from rotten potatoes

China Express denies liability in a customer’s lawsuit alleging she suffered food poisoning after eating rotten potatoes from the buffet.

St. Clair County jurors award motorist, passenger nearly $16K following O’Fallon collision

St. Clair County jurors awarded a motorist and passenger $4,174 and $11,756 in an O’Fallon car crash suit in Associate Judge Heinz Rudolf’s courtroom.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 18-22

There are only two law cases with hearings on the Madison County civil docket with circuit judges Ruth and Dugan for Dec. 18-22.

Madison County real estate Nov. 30 – Dec. 5

Several Edwardsville homes sold for more than $300,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Nov. 30-Dec. 5.

Madison County foreclosures Nov. 30 – Dec. 5

There were 15 foreclosures in Madison County from Nov. 30 - Dec. 5

St. Clair real estate Dec. 4-7

An O'Fallon home sold for more than $430,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Dec. 4-7.

St. Clair County foreclosures Nov. 22-Dec. 11

There were 33 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Nov. 22- Dec. 11.

Yandle grants dismissal of state law claims in retirement benefits dispute

EAST ST. LOUIS - District judge Staci Yandle granted OSF Healthcare's motion to dismiss state law claims in a class action over retirement benefits. 

HeplerBroom law firm ranked a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

EDWARDSVILLE – HeplerBroom LLC was included on the Best Law Firm list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. 

Fifth District affirms order requiring insurer to cover costs of suit for Iowa law firm

MOUNT VERNON – Does a professional liability insurance policy have to cover the actions of an attorney acting as agent for a company other than his law firm? An Illinois appellate court says yes, it does.

Class action alleges unlawful collection of biometric information

BELLEVILLE — Three employees filed a class action lawsuit against biometric collectors for allegedly unlawfully collecting personal information.

Doctor files class action suit over alleged unsolicited advertisements

EAST ST. LOUIS — A chiropractic and wellness center has filed a class action lawsuit against a Wyoming corporation for allegedly wrongfully sending advertisements over fax machines.