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Homeowners sue Granite City over sewage backup

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:46pm

EDWARDSVILLE — Several Madison County homeowners are suing Granite City after sewage allegedly backed up into their homes.

Woman claims hotel shower lacked safety features

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:41pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A hotel guest claims she was injured when she slipped and fell while taking a shower at Holiday Inn Express.

Man alleges injuries from slip, fall at Pontoon Beach Denny's

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:37pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A man claims he was injured when he slipped on a puddle of water on a greasy floor at the Pontoon Beach Denny's restaurant.

Motorist alleges driver struck vehicle while backing up

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:33pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist for allegedly striking the plaintiff's vehicle while backing up.

Developer claims Trivers and Morrissey built faulty apartment complexes

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:23pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A real estate development firm is suing a design firm, and a construction company for allegedly completing faulty work on an apartment complex.

Woman sues Better Backers, employee over collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 4:17pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Mt. Vernon resident is suing a motorist and his employer for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.

Motorist sues over Glen Carbon collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 3:49pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.

Woman alleges injuries from bar fight at Mac's Time Out Lounge

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 3:42pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing an Alton bar for alleged injuries she sustained as a bystander during a fight.

Former employee alleges wrongful termination over medical leave

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 4, 2017, 3:36pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A former employee is suing a Collinsville video gaming business for alleged termination in retaliation for exercising his right to medical leave.

Credit reporting agencies violated FCRA in reporting old debt, consumer claims

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 11:19am

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois consumer is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and TransUnion LLC, claiming the credit reporting agencies failed to observe her bankruptcy and reported on discharged debt.

Customer alleges lacerated thumb from crossbow

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:32am

BELLEVILLE — A Kettering man is suing Barnett Outdoors LLC and seller Gander Mountain Co. alleging breach of implied warranty and consumer fraud for an injury allegedly related to the use of a crossbow.

Three major credit reporting agencies and credit union allegedly reported inaccurately

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:29am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A consumer from Belleville is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, TransUnion LLC and Experian Information Solutions Inc., as well as Scott Credit Union, citing alleged unfair and inaccurate credit reporting.

Daimler Chrysler sued over alleged faulty airbag system

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:27am

BELLEVILLE — An Illinois man is suing FCA US LLC, Daimler Chrysler, TK Holdings Inc. and others for allegedly producing a vehicle with a faulty airbag.

Evansville fish farm accuses Purina, other food manufacturer of consumer fraud

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:24am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A largemouth bass producer is suing Purina Animal Nutrition LLC and Texas Farms Products Company, fish food manufacturers, for alleged consumer fraud and breach of implied warranty.

Woman sues Metro over trip, fall at East St. Louis train stop

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:21am

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District, doing business as Metro, for allegedly causing injuries due to failing to remove debris on its premises.

Insurance company sues drivers involved in accident over wrongful claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 9:41am

A Georgia insurance company is suing RMFS Inc., Randall Myers and Deanna Morris, who were involved in a car accident on July 10, 2014, citing alleged wrongful claim of insurance coverage.

CarX auto repair shop chain failed to pay overtime wages, class action suit alleges

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 30, 2017, 8:25am

EAST ST. LOUIS — An automotive technician has filed a class action lawsuit against Brex Inc. d//b/a CarX, John Keeley and Kevin Floyd, repair shop operators, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts for refusing to pay overtime.

Woman alleges wrongful termination for seeking work comp beenfits

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 28, 2017, 4:36pm

EAST. ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing an automobile manufacturer for allegedly terminating her after she sought workers' compensation benefits.

Man sues City of Grayville after he was allegedly shot by police sergeant

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 28, 2017, 1:08pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing the City of Grayville, the city's police chief and a sergeant for allegedly using excessive force and intimidation during arrest.

Therapist sues over alleged racial discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 28, 2017, 12:49pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A readjustment therapist is suing his supervisor and the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs after he was allegedly subjected to racial discrimination.