Andrea Dearden News

Fairview Heights property owner blames Spengler for attic fire

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 21, 2010

The owner of a Fairview Heights home claims an O'Fallon plumbing company is to blame for an attic fire that caused nearly $65,000 worth of damage.

Former railroad engineer sues UP for more than $150K in rollover crash

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 21, 2010

A former railroad engineer blames Union Pacific and a transportation company for a rollover crash he says left him permanently injured.

Cahokia police officer accused of beating man in back of patrol car

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 21, 2010

A Cahokia police officer is accused of arresting a man without cause, beating him while he was handcuffed in the back of a patrol car and then falsifying a report as a cover-up.

North Illinois Street accident is subject of suit

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 20, 2010

A man who says he was seriously injured by another driver in a Fairview Heights crash is taking her to court.

Florida couples sue Auffenberg over repairs to F-250

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 20, 2010

Two Florida couples claim an O'Fallon Ford dealership's faulty repair work caused a crash that left them permanently injured.

Pontoon Beach woman sues landlord and dog owner after 'Scrappy' bites

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 20, 2010

A Pontoon Beach woman is suing her landlord and her neighbors after allegedly being bitten by a dog she says has a history of aggression.

Metal bar stool flung at Alton bartender, suit claims

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 20, 2010

An Alton bartender alleges she suffered severe injuries to her face and head after a patron struck her with a bar stool.

Kevcor Construction sues over water damage

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 19, 2010

An Alton construction company is blaming its insurance provider, insurance agent and landlord for property damage caused by water.

Construction company accused of causing crash below Collinsville overpass

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 19, 2010

A Madison County woman is suing the construction company and three drivers she says are responsible for a crash in Collinsville in May.

St. Louis doctor named in med mal complaint over patient's use of Warfarin

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 19, 2010

A Highland woman claims a St. Louis doctor's negligence is to blame for a stroke that left her with permanent brain damage.

Alhambra couple accuses logging companies of illegally chopping down $50,000 trees

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 19, 2010

Hebrank Alhambra landowners claim two Illinois logging companies trespassed onto their property, cut down trees worth more than $50,000 and then hauled half of them away.

Homeowners claim sellers failed to disclose leaks

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 18, 2010

Two Alton residents allege the homeowner who sold them a house failed to disclose its leakage problems, causing them to incur substantial repair bills.

Salesman says he was demoted after closing $66 million deal

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 18, 2010

A former Belleville Shoe Manufacturing Co. employee says he was forced to quit his job after multiple bonuses went unpaid and he was demoted.

St. Clair County doctor sued for failing to diagnose a stroke

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 14, 2010

A Fairview Heights woman is suing the doctor she says failed to realize she had suffered a stroke.

Cahokia man sues Allstate for unpaid fire claims

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 14, 2010

A Cahokia man is suing his insurance provider after the company refused to pay for fire damage to his home.

Med Star and paramedics blamed for failing to provide proper help to gun shot victim

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 14, 2010

The family of a deceased Belleville man is suing an ambulance company for failing to provide proper medical help after he was shot in the head.

Mother sues ESL District 189 after daughter hurt on laser tag field trip

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 14, 2010

A St. Clair County mother is suing a Belleville business and East St. Louis School District 189 after her daughter was allegedly hurt during a game of laser tag.

St. Clair County woman sues driver over injuries suffered in rear-end crash

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 13, 2010

A St. Clair woman is suing the man who allegedly rear-ended her while she was stopped in traffic.

Former Illinois Central employee blames repetitive work for injuries

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 13, 2010

A former railroad worker is suing his former employer, claiming he suffered long-term injuries because of the repetitive nature of his work.

Owners of Swansea apartment complex sued over slippery steps

By Andrea Dearden | Oct 13, 2010

A woman is suing the owners of a Swansea apartment building after she allegedly slipped on a set of stairs.

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