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Couple cites trucker, employer for accident injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A couple has sued a trucking business, alleging vehicular negligence.

Logistics firm seeks payment for hauling services

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A logistics company has sued another business, alleging breach of contract.

ACCIDENT BRIEF: Mothers sue driver over collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

Two Swansea parents have sued two individuals, alleging vehicular negligence.

Trucker alleges failed insurance coverage

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A trucker has sued an insurance business, alleging breach of contract.

Woman alleges injuries from traffic accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A woman has sued a businees and its employee, alleging vehicular negligence.

ACCIDENT BRIEF: Driver sued over fatal car crash

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A Belleville resident is suing over claims a driver was negligent in a 2013 collision. Sandra Piolet, as estate administrator for Alvin E. Piolet of Belleville, filed a lawsuit on May 27 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Dayna L. Baker and Pamelia Sellers of O’Fallon claiming negligence in a June 2013 collision.

Patient claims back surgery left her with spine, nerve injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A patient filed suit against a neurosurgeon for alleged medical negligence in 2012. Z.

ACCIDENT BRIEF: Motorist alleges injuries in rear-end collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A St. Clair County motorist has sued another driver, alleging vehicular negligence.

Equipment rental company claims its crane was damaged during cosmetic work

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

An equipment company is suing over claims that its industrial crane was damaged while being cleaned and painted. Waggoner Equipment Rentals LLC filed a lawsuit on May 22 in Madison County Circuit Court against Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Dakota Sandblast & Paint LLC of Chester, South Dakota, claiming breach of contract.

Passenger claims she was injured in highway accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A Clinton County, Iowa, woman is suing over claims she was injured in a motor vehicle accident. Savannah Remrey of Camanche, Iowa, formerly of Davenport, Iowa, filed a lawsuit on May 18 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Nick Quintal of O’Fallon, Illinois, claiming negligence in a May 2013 motor vehicle accident.

Legal malpractice lawsuit filed against St. Louis firm over statute of limitations expiration

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A St. Clair County resident filed suit against an attorney and his firm for alleged negligence in the handling of a 2012 case. James L.

Paving company sued for allegedly defaulting on payments

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A finance business has sued a paving company and its principal, alleging breach of contract.

Woman alleges injuries in slip and fall lawsuit

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A woman has sued an East St. Louis business, alleging she was injured after slipping and falling on a floor.

Casino Queen sued in slip and fall lawsuit

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A St. Louis, Missouri resident filed suit against a business for alleged premises liability in 2014. Pamela Miller brought a lawsuit on May 26 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Casino Queen Inc., registered in Springfield and doing business in East St. Louis, claiming negligence in a February 2014 mishap. According to the filing, the plaintiff was on the premises of Casino Queen Inc., located at 200 S.

Pedestrian files personal injury suit over pothole fall

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A St. Clair County resident filed a lawsuit against a commercial property and its owner for alleged premises negligence in 2013. Nakia Price brought a complaint in St. Clair County Circuit Court May 21 against Willie McIntosh and Lady Nan Inc. of East St. Louis, Illinois, claiming negligence in a September 2013 incident. According to the filing, the plaintiff was on the defendant’s premises at 3793 St. Clair Avenue in East St. Louis on Sept. 8, 2013.

Tavern accused in Dram Shop suit over bar fight

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A woman filed lawsuit against a tavern, its owner and a patron claiming she was injured during a fight in the tavern. Tonya Dailey filed a lawsuit on May 22 in Madison County Circuit Court against Alexis Arosemena d/b/a Nick’s Bar and Grill; and Erika Hartwick, claiming negligence in a December 2014 incident.

Estranged widow sues for transfer of late husband’s IRA

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

An Alton woman is suing a financial firm and two individuals over claims of unlawful withholding of funds. JoAnn Smith filed a lawsuit as an individual and as estate administrator for the late Donald L. Smith on May 27 in Madison County Circuit Court against The Vanguard Group Inc. of Springfield and Scott Smith and Jeffrey Smith of Alton claiming a court order violation in a March 2014 action

Woman claims she was injured on VFW dance floor

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A woman is suing a veterans group over claims she was injured after being knocked down on a dance floor. Mary L. Svoboda filed a lawsuit on May 26, 2015, in Madison County Circuit Court against Alton VFW Post 1308 claiming premises liability in an August 2014 incident.

Flood prevention district alleges contractor abandonded project

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A Madison County flood prevention agency is suing a private construction company claiming breach of contract.Southwestern Illinois Flood Prevention District Council (SIFPDC) filed a lawsuit on May 22 in Madison County Circuit Court against Kiewit Infrastructure Co., doing business in Chicago, claiming breach of contract in a September 2014 construction project.

Widow claims her husband was wrongfully killed while walking on Madison County trails

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 2, 2015

A Madison County woman filed suit against a juvenile and a transit authority for her husband’s alleged wrongful death in 2014. Traci L.

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