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Shopper sues following collision in mall parking lot

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 15, 2015

A St. Clair County woman is suing a motorist for allegedly backing into her vehicle in a shopping mall parking lot.

Patient sues chiropractor over broken bones

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 15, 2015

A St. Clair County couple filed a lawsuit against a Saline County chiropractor and his business, alleging breach of professional duty in 2013 when a routine treatment resulted in broken bones, requiring medical intervention.

Rear-ended driver sues motorist for alleged injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 14, 2015

A St. Clair County man is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a 2014 auto accident.

Consumer strikes gold, sues General Mills over gold tooth found in biscuit

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 14, 2015

An Illinois man is suing General Mills after he bit into a Pillsbury biscuit and discovered someone's gold tooth.

Widower sues driver over wife’s death

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 14, 2015

A St. Clair County man is suing a construction company alleging wrongful death in a fatal 2014 automobile accident in Mascoutah that killed his wife and the mother of their children. Paul Wells of Mascoutah, as estate administrator for Robin Wells, deceased, and as guardian of minors Melody M.L. Wells and Paul Wells, filed suit aaginst Don L. Mueller and Dno Mueller Construction Company.

SWIC sued over allegations of racial discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 14, 2015

An African-American woman is suing her former employer, alleging racial discrimination and violation of her civil rights after she was replaced when the department underwent reorganization

Pedestrian sues driver for allegedly hitting her in parking lot

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 14, 2015

A St. Clair County couple filed a lawsuit against a motorist for allegedly hitting and injuring the woman as she walked behind his truck.

Motorist alleges red-light run caused collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 10, 2015

A motorist is suing a Belleville driver, alleging injuries sustained in a St. Clair County automobile accident.

Motorist seeks damages in collision that killed other driver

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 10, 2015

A St. Clair County motorist is suing a vehicle owner in an automobile accident that killed the defendant’s driver and left the plaintiff with permanent injuries.

Pedestrian alleges minivan driver caused crash that led to injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 9, 2015

A pedestrian is suing a Randolph County motorist, alleging negligence in an automobile accident that he says caused permanent damages.

Peerless Premier Appliance alleges industrial firm sold hazardous equipment

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 9, 2015

A St. Clair County appliance business is suing a Carol Stream industrial firm regarding a disagreement over allegedly hazardous kitchen equipment.

Pedestrian faults local government, not driver, for striking her

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 9, 2015

A St. Clair County pedestrian is suing over an automobile accident on a curving Smithton Township road. Linn M. Lebonick filed suit over an accident that happened when a motorist was allegedly not properly cautioned by the district to drive safely.

Injured worker alleges retaliatory discharge

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 9, 2015

A Randolph County man is suing his St. Clair County employer, alleging unlawful termination following a workplace accident for which he sought worker’s compensation.

Patient sues hospital over toilet accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 8, 2015

A St. Clair County resident filed a lawsuit against a health care facility, alleging that its defective restroom facilities caused him harm in 2013. David Kastner filed a complaint June 29 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Springfield, claiming that he sustained severe injuries when a toilet detached from a wall in the hospital in July 2013. According to the filing, Kastner was seated on the toilet on or about July 1, 2013 while using the restroom durin

Apartment owners sue building management following fire

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 8, 2015

A St. Clair County couple filed a lawsuit against a property management corporation regarding a 2013 kitchen fire that may have rendered their property in Belleville temporarily uninhabitable. James Egner and Barbara Egner filed suit June 30 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Belleville Property Maintenance Inc. alleging negligence in a service job that went awry at their jointly owned residence unit. According to the filing, the Egners own residential rental property at 15 South 14th S

Woman sues Gold’s Gym after slipping on tile

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 7, 2015

A St. Clair County woman is suing a gym over a 2015 slip and fall resulting in physical injuries to the plaintiff.

Home buyers allege consumer fraud in suit against realtor

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 7, 2015

A Madison County couple filed a lawsuit against a firm regarding a flawed 2009 property transaction, alleging negligent misrepresentation Mark A.

Motorist stopped at intersection sues driver over alleged injuries in collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 6, 2015

A St. Clair County man filed a lawsuit against a motorist alleging negligence in a 2013 automobile accident in Belleville. Andrew Hacker filed suit June 11 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Yvonne Curtis, claiming that she violated traffic regulations in a December 2013 motor vehicle collision at an intersection.

Woman blames motorist for running red light

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 6, 2015

A St. Clair County woman claims another motorist caused a collision after failing to obey a red traffic signal.

Pedestrian sues motorist over accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 6, 2015

A man filed a lawsuit against a construction company and its employee for allegedly hitting him while he was walking down the street.

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