Madison County's Public Defender John Rekowski admits the COVID-19 emergency has thrown up many difficulties and challenges, but also revealed how some time adversaries can become allies in a united front to confront the spread of the virus.
EDWARDSVILLE - Buyers of a property are claiming their realtors failed to disclosed plumbing problems that cost more than $20,000 to fix so far.Stephanie and Jonathan Clark filed suit March 11 against the RE/MAX Aliance and individual agents they claim were involving in the sale of the home in Troy.In their suit filed in Madison County Circuit, the couple claim fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment along with violations of the Illinois Property Disclosure Act and negligence.RE/MAX is a franchisor and each of its offices is independently owned, the company told the Madison Record.The suit centers on the purchase of a property on Joe McClelland Drive.
BELLEVILLE - A former employee of a chiropractic practice has filed suit against the company over claims she was fired in retaliation for raising irregularities.Angela Barnes filed suit March 9 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Whole Health Chiropractic In O'Fallon and a named individual.Violations of the Illinois Whistleblower Act are alleged.
EDWARDSVILLE - An inspection firm is accused of failing to properly test pipes for use on a construction in Chicago.Custom Fabrication and Coatings, of Granite City, is claiming they lost over half a million dollars due to the failires of Professional Services Industries.The company filed suit March 6 in Madison County Circuit Court against the Arlington Heights-based firm.
EDWARDSILLE - The parents of a child allegedly injured in a gymnastics class have filed suit against the school district.Adam and Jean Sampson filed suit March 6 in Madison County Circuit Court against Collinsville Community School District 10 on behalf of their minor child, a student at Collinsville Middle School.The suit centers on an incident during a gymnastics class at the school on March 11, 2019.