United Auto Parts seeks to dismiss a lawsuit alleging one of its employees misrepresented the amount of inventory owned by a Belleville auto dealer. According to the Jan. 30 complaint, plaintiff Oliver C.
A pastor accused of fraudulently transferring his brother-in-law’s property while he remained in jail has denied the allegations. According to the Oct. 28 complaint, plaintiff Ernest Spiller was arrested on drug charges and incarcerated at the St. Clair County Jail in Belleville on July 2, 1999. Two weeks later on July 15, 1999, Spiller claims he contacted his brother-in-law, defendant Rev. Ralph McGlown, to come to the jail and discuss his real estate interests, including two properties in Ea
A medical center accused in a wrongful death action alleging it botched an intrauterine device procedure accuses the decedent of negligently contributing to her own injuries. Plaintiff Lindsay Cumback, individually and as special administrator of the estate of Ellis Cumback, filed the four-count complaint against Memorial Medical Group, LLC, and Sarah Pringle, CNP, pursuant to the Illinois Wrongful Death Statute on Oct. 29. According to the complaint, the decedent died on July 1 as a result of
Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge denied an insurance claim specialist’s motion to transfer a case alleging a couple was denied insurance coverage after their rental property was burglarized. Mudge concluded that transfer would not be convenient for all parties. Plaintiffs George N.
Anderson Hospital sought to transfer a medical malpractice lawsuit to Madison County before withdrawing its motion in an effort to maintain jurisdiction in St. Clair County for a lawsuit alleging a woman suffered injuries following plastic surgery. Plaintiffs Mary and Wayne Lester filed their lawsuit on Jan. 28 against Dr. Ryan Diedrich and Southwestern Illinois Health Facilities, or Anderson Hospital. According to their complaint, Mary Lester alleges Diedrich performed plastic surgery on her
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot has granted General Motors' motion to dismiss a lawsuit claiming its defective engine and ignition key switch caused numerous collisions. Lopinot concluded that the plaintiffs’ complaint failed to provide sufficient facts. “[T]he court finds that there are grounds to grant the motion due to the complaints’ insufficiency in pleading dates and location of the accidents alleged,” Lopinot’s April 29 order states. The plaintiffs responded by filing a