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Bunker Hill bar sued over customer's trip on step

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 12, 2013

The owner of a Bunker Hill bar is being sued by a customer who says she slipped on a step and hurt herself.

Driver blamed for falling asleep, causing East Alton accident

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 8, 2013

GlissonA man is being sued after allegedly falling asleep while driving and crashing into another car in East Alton. Bradley Beckham filed a lawsuit against Johnny Hash Oct. 28 in Madison County Circuit Court.Beckham says he was driving a Chevrolet Express cargo van west on West MacArthur Drive on Sept. 4. He claims he was stopped at the intersection of Franklin Avenue waiting to make a left turn when

Security company employee accused of making false statements

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 8, 2013

An employee of a Madison County security company is accused of making false statements that caused a truck driver to be labeled a "security risk" and lose routes.

Distracted driver caused Route 162 accident, suit says

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 8, 2013

A Madison County man is suing another driver for allegedly crashing into him while being distracted.

Madison County sign company sued over alleged debt

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 8, 2013

A Madison County sign company is accused of owing more than $100,000 for materials from a lighting company.

Cabela's among defendants sued by crossbow hunters; Left thumb nails ripped off or bones broken, suit says

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 7, 2013

JohnsonAn Illinois man has joined three other out-of-state plaintiffs in a Madison County lawsuit against the makers of a crossbow claiming the weapon injured their thumbs. Robert E. Long of Pontiac, Ill., Joseph Ciechanowski of Tennessee, David A Dougherty of New Jersey and Don E. Buonamici of Ohio filed the lawsuit Oct. 30 against Barnett Outdoors LLC, Rural King Holding Co., Cabela's Inc. and Dunham's

Infiniti driver sues over I-64 on-ramp collision

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 5, 2013

An O'Fallon man says he was rear-ended by another driver while stopped on an on-ramp in Caseyville.

State Farm sued over Collinsville fire claim

By Andrea Dearden | Nov 5, 2013

A St. Clair County man says his insurance company has failed to fulfill its obligation after his Collinsville home was lost in a fire.

Rosewood Care Center in Swansea sued over resident's fall

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 31, 2013

A Swansea nursing home is being sued after one of its residents allegedly suffered a fatal brain injury after falling at the facility.

Red Bird Express sued for allegedly refusing to rehire injured worker

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 30, 2013

A Worden trucking company is accused of refusing to allow an employee to come back to work after he was hurt on the job.

Woman sues Vandalia Bus Lines claiming ankle injury disrupted college attendance

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 30, 2013

A woman says she was forced to miss a semester of college after she hurt her ankle while trying to get off a bus in Alton.

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