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Couple sues motorist for allegedly running stop sign in Wood River

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 29, 2015

A Madison County couple is suing an auto repair and towing business and its individual owners on claims of vehicular negligence following a 2015 crash between the plaintiff’s motorcycle and the defendants’ motor vehicle.

Passenger sues motorist over Granite City collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 29, 2015

A Madison County woman filed a lawsuit against a motorist regarding a 2014 accident. Amanda J.

Woman sues over rear-end collision in Glen Carbon

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 29, 2015

A Madison County woman is suing a driver regarding a 2013 automobile accident in Glen Carbon.

Couple rear-ended in collision litigate for insurance coverage

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 29, 2015

A couple is suing an insurance company alleging non-payment of benefits following a 2013 automobile accident.

Allstate alleges faulty insulation installation caused house fire

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 27, 2015

Allstate Insurance, acting on behalf of two homeowners, is suing three companies, alleging negligence in a house fire in Caseyville.

Accountant alleging data loss sues computer firm

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 27, 2015

A major national insurance firm, as subrogee of an accounting company, is suing an I.T. specialist regarding a 2013 professional matter that allegedly impacted the insured’s Belleville business.

Man allegedly injured when washer and dryer fell on him

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 23, 2015

A Belleville man is suing a residential property owner, claiming he was injured when he attempted to move a washer and dryer that were allegedly not stacked properly.

Towing company seeks damages from deceased driver’s family following collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 23, 2015

A Belleville towing company is suing a woman’s estate following a fatal accident in Christian County, accusing the deceased woman of crossing the center line and causing damages to a tow truck.

Woman sues bowling alley following slip on locker room rug

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 23, 2015

A St. Clair County woman is suing an investment firm doing business as a bowling alley regarding a 2014 slip and fall which she claims caused her physical impairment and emotional discomfort.

Biker injured when unknown motorist beckons him onto roadway

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 21, 2015

A motorcycle driver filed a complaint against a woman regarding a 2014 automobile-motorcycle accident in Madison County. Michael R.

Widow sues university, rehab facility over husband’s death

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 21, 2015

A St. Clair County woman filed a lawsuit on behalf of her deceased husband against a university and rehabilitation facility regarding her spouse’s 2014 death.

Injured passenger sues driver of oncoming vehicle

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 21, 2015

A Madison County woman filed a lawsuit against a motorist following a 2013 automobile accident in Godfrey.

Woman sues driver following rear-end highway collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 21, 2015

A Madison County woman filed a lawsuit against a motorist regarding a 2014 automobile accident in Missouri. Tricia Gall of Troy filed a lawsuit July 6 in Madison County Circuit Court against Mark Dycus, also of Troy, claiming vehicular negligence in an August 2013 highway collision.

Couple sues insurance firm for alleged fraud

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 21, 2015

A St. Clair County couple filed a lawsuit against a financial company regarding a 2014 contractual matter, claiming fraud and misrepresentation. Gene Hyatt and Ho Ann Hyatt of Fairview Heights filed a complaint July 2 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Genworth Financial alleging breach of contract in a December 2014 insurance dispute. According to the filing, the plaintiffs entered into a contract with the defendant for an insurance policy prior to Nov. 19, 2001.

Couple sues following wife’s life-threatening surgical complications

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 21, 2015

A St. Clair County couple filed a lawsuit against a hospital and several healthcare entities, accuses them of medical malpractice when they perforated the patient's small bowel during surgery.

Fired assisted-living employee alleges defamation

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 20, 2015

A Madison County man is suing an assisted living facility and one of its employees for allegedly firing him following a fake accusation of sexual harassment.

Man sues after tripping on a cable

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 20, 2015

A St. Clair County man is suing two communications companies, claiming he sustained injuries when he tripped over a television cable that was laid across his property.

Motorist alleges drunk driver rear-ended her car, caused injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 15, 2015

A St. Clair County woman is suing a motorist, alleging he was driving drunk in an automobile accident that severely injured the woman.

Hardees sued over customer's alleged robbery

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 15, 2015

A Madison County senior citizen is suing Hardees, claiming a man followed him into the restroom and attacked him in a violent attempt to steal his wallet.

Widow alleges wrongful death in husband’s fatal motorcycle collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 15, 2015

A St. Clair County woman is suing a motorist and his employer following a roadway accident that killed her husband.

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