A public school social worker is suing her jurisdictional employer alleging disability discrimination, retaliation, and breach of contract in 2014 when she was allegedly denied employment because of illness. Susan Bayer of Belleville filed a lawsuit July 13 in Madison County Circuit Court against Alton Community Unit School District #11, Vickie Breckel, and the Cahokia Unit School District #187 on charges of unlawful employment discrimination in November 2014.
A developmentally disabled adult and his mother are suing his residential facility regarding alleged incidents of sexual abuse along with reckless supervision in 2014. Donna Biffar, mother and guardian of Michael Lawrence Stroh, filed a lawsuit individually and on her son’s behalf on July 9 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Trinity Services, Inc. of Belleville on allegations of negligence in the suspected sexual abuse of her son.
The State of Illinois is suing a motorist and his employer for more than $171,000 in repair costs, claiming the man "substantially" damaged a crash attenuator and existing steel structure following a collision on the Poplar Street Bridge.