Lhalie Castillo News

Passengers sue over East St. Louis crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE— Passengers are suing two drivers for allegedly causing an East St. Louis crash.

Widow sues Albany International following husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 5, 2018

A widow is suing Albany International Corporation, et al, asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Motorist alleges injuries from I-64 collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing a trucking company and a driver for allegedly causing collision on Interstate 64.

Homeowner sues neighbor over house fire

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE—A homeowner is suing his neighbor after her home caught fire and spread to the plaintiff's house.

Woman alleges lung cancer from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former worker is suing dozens of companies that used asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence led to her lung cancer.

Former machine operator alleges employers caused her lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former machine operator is suing dozens of companies that used asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

Masonry company alleges general contractor owes $92,000

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 2, 2018

BENTON — A Palos Heights masonry company is suing a Crystal Lake general contractor and insurer, alleging the plaintiff is owed more than $92,000 for breach of a subcontracting agreement.

Motorist sues truck driver over fatal November 2017 crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 29, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Another motorist is suing truck driver Mohamed Yussuf Jama following a multi-vehicle fatal collision in November 2017.

Employer accused of making late pension contributions

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 28, 2018

BENTON — Pension fund trustees are suing an employer for allegedly making late payments into pension plans.

Suit alleges healthcare benefit plan administrators engaged in a fraudulent scheme

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — An employer is suing healthcare benefit plan administrators for allegedly failing to manage and administer the plaintiff's employees' health benefits program.

Suit alleges Cigna Group Insurance denied benefits

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — A woman is suing her insurance company for allegedly denying her long-term disability benefits.

Customer sues Goodwill over alleged injuries at Fairview Heights store

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A customer claims he was injured when a table top was dropped on his foot at the Fairview heights Goodwill.

Patient claims nerve damage after blood draw procedure

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — A patient is suing the U.S. government for $5 million, claiming an injury after having blood drawn at the Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, a federal government agency.

Employee benefit fund sues construction company for unpaid contributions

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — Employee benefit fund trustees is suing C. Howell Construction Inc., an employer, citing alleged breach of collective bargaining agreements.

Mortgage holders accused of failing to make payments

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — The federal government is suing a woman and the Illinois Housing Development Authority for allegedly failing to pay monthly installments.

Farm product distributors accused of trademark infringement

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 26, 2018

BENTON — A national fraternal organization is suing distributors of farm products, alleging trademark infringement.

Motorist sues Vaughan's Fetch over collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 26, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS — A motorist claims he was injured in a collision with a Vaughan's Fetch employee.

Deckhand alleges injuries from snapped cable

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 26, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS — A seaman is suing barge owner Watco Cos., after allegedly suffering injuries while working as a deckhand.

Crate maker sues former employer alleging wrongful termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 23, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Troy-based manufacturer is being sued from a former employee alleging wrongful termination.

Collinsville resident accuses insurance business owner of fraud

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 22, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Collinsville man wants a refund after the seller of an insurance company allegedly failed to transfer the business telephone number.

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