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Judge rules testimony stays in former Highland principal's pay discrimination case

By John Severance | Feb 15, 2018

BENTON – A federal judge has denied a motion that would have thrown out the testimony of an expert witness regarding pay equality for a former Highland school administrator.

Judge dismisses Ditch Witch suit after settlement reached

By John Severance | Oct 23, 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has dismissed without prejudice a product defect claim involving a mini skid steer unit after the involved parties reached a settlement.

Colorado man's estate alleges asbestos exposure led to his death

By John Severance | Aug 11, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – The estate of a Colorado man is suing a number of companies after it was allegedly determined his death was caused by asbestos exposure throughout his lifetime.

Faith Countryside Homes files suit against client for money owed

By John Severance | Jun 30, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A residential health care provider filed suit May 24, seeking payment from two defendants who had used the facility but not yet paid for services.

Prairie State Bank seeks missed payments from six Speed Lube franchises

By John Severance | Jun 30, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — An Illinois bank filed suit against three defendants who own six different Speed Lube franchises, claiming the company was in default for failing to pay real estate taxes and missing two monthly mortgage payments.

Missouri woman says eight defendants including Crane, Georgia Pacific liable for mother's death from lung cancer

By John Severance | Jun 30, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A Kansas City, Mo. woman, acting as special administrator to the estate of her mother, is seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos.

Men sue makers of Just For Men hair dye

By John Severance | Jun 30, 2017

BELLEVILLE-- A group of men are suing the makers of the Just For Men hair products.

Minnesota woman sues for alleged injuries at Collinsville Days Inn

By John Severance | Jun 20, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE -- A Minneapolis woman is suing Days Inn in Collinsville for damages for injuries she allegedly sustained while walking on the hotel’s handicapped walkway.

Appeals court upholds liability coverage verdict stemming from 2010 fatal car accident

By John Severance | May 26, 2017

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court upheld a trial court verdict determining whether there was liability coverage for a car accident involving two Illinois men.

Suit alleges woman died from malfunctioning brain shunt

By John Severance | May 26, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — The estate of an Illinois woman filed a medical malpractice and wrongful death suit against area hospitals last month in Madison County Circuit Court.

Suit alleges elderly woman was sexually assaulted on bus

By John Severance | May 23, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A 75-year-old woman has filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court alleging she was raped last April by a bus driver while riding from her home to the Golden Years Adult Support Center.

Couple files asbestos suit after husband diagnosed with cancer last year

By John Severance | May 13, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A man and his wife filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Man files asbestos suit after wife dies of lung cancer

By John Severance | May 13, 2017

BELLEVILLE — The surviving husband of a woman who died from lung cancer filed suit in the St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a wide range of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Woman claims Belleville hospital failed to diagnose blood clot in foot

By John Severance | May 11, 2017

BELLEVILLE — Tanika Reynolds, an Illinois resident, recently filed suit in a circuit court against a group of medical entities, claiming they improperly diagnosed a blood clot in her foot.

Suit alleges negligence by BNSF Railway, dozens of other companies for asbestos-caused cancer death

By John Severance | Apr 18, 2017

BELLEVILLE — The estate of a former BNSF Railway worker who died of lung cancer in July filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court looking for damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos.

Woman files asbestos lawsuit claiming secondary exposure from husband, children

By John Severance | Apr 18, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman who said she was exposed to asbestos through her husband and children is seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos

Couple alleges negligence for lung cancer diagnosis in husband, a former CSX and Hunt's employee

By John Severance | Apr 18, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court for damages from numerous companies stemming from the husband's diagnosis of alleged asbestos-caused lung cancer

Couple claims manufacturers responsible for husband's December lung cancer diagnosis

By John Severance | Apr 18, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court claiming that dozens of companies that produced asbestos-containing products were negligent in causing the husband's lung cancer.

Former insulation installer, foreman files 10-count asbestos suit in St. Clair

By John Severance | Apr 18, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — An Illinois man filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Couple files asbestos suit due to husband's lung cancer

By John Severance | Apr 13, 2017

BELLEVILLE — An Illinois man who has worked for more than 40 years in a variety of jobs filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos.

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