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Property owners allege VIP Design Renovations failed to properly perform work

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 7:50pm

EDWARDSVILLE – Two Alton companies allege that renovations were not done to their property in accordance with building codes.

Estate alleges negligence caused construction worker's death in Carmi

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 7:44pm

BELLEVILLE – The estate of a man electrocuted while working on a construction project is seeking more than $50,000 in damages.

Mother, minor child file suit after child was struck walking to school on Edwardsville Road

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 7:23pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A mother and her minor child are seeking damages after the child was struck by an allegedly distracted driver while walking to school in Wood River.

Driver seeks more than $50,000 after Galesburg collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:48am

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges he was injured after the trailer he was pulling and his vehicle was struck by another driver in Galesburg.

Consumers file class action in Madison County over Equifax data breach

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 19, 2017, 7:31am

EDWARDSVILLE – Four days after the credit bureau Equifax announced its computer systems were hacked and that personal data of 143 million Americans was at risk of being stolen, two Illinois consumers filed a class action in Madison County Circuit Court.

Widow claims ALFA Laval, others failed to warn regarding the effects of asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 18, 2017, 10:02am

BELLEVILLE – A widow is seeking damages over her husband's allegedly asbestos-related death.

Swansea man alleged to have defaulted on $7,000 loan

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 18, 2017, 10:01am

BELLEVILLE – A Millstadt individual alleges a Swansea resident failed to pay a loan in full.

Branum Oil Co. owner claims lung cancer was caused by asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 18, 2017, 10:01am

BELLEVILLE – The owner/operator of Branum Oil Co. alleges that exposure to asbestos caused him to develop lung cancer earlier this year.

Arvinmeritor Inc. alleged to have failed to warn of asbestos dangers, daughter claims

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 18, 2017, 10:00am

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her father's death from lung cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his career.

Man claim Avocet Enterprises Inc., others' asbestos-containing products caused cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 18, 2017, 9:59am

BELLEVILLE – A laborer at various employers in Chicago and Elk Grove during his career alleges he was injured by asbestos exposure.

Federal government alleges mortgage on Carbondale property is in default

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 18, 2017, 9:57am

BENTON – The federal government is seeking a foreclosure on a Carbondale property.

Mother claims makers of Depakote failed to warn of use during pregnancy

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 10:40am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A North Carolina mother is suing biopharmaceutical companies for allegedly failing to warn of the side effects of taking Depakote during pregnancy.

Bank sues an Illinois corporation for failing to make payments

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 10:31am

BELLEVILLE — Citizens Community Bank is suing a corporation for allegedly failing to make payments.

White Castle employee claims a private video was shared without consent

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 10:19am

BELLEVILLE — A restaurant employee is suing a White Castle and her supervisor for allegedly sharing without authorization a video of her getting burned and removing clothing. 

Customer sues Dollar General over slip, fall

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 10:06am

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing Dollar General after she allegedly slipped and fell on a gel air freshener near the register. 

Individual sues financial advisors alleging fraud

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 9:46am

BELLEVILLE — A California man is suing two financial advisors for allegedly refusing to repay an investment that would not go through.

Patient alleges dentist failed to diagnose tooth infection, decay

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 9:05am

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing a deceased dentist and Lincoln Place Dental for allegedly failing to diagnose several infections and areas of tooth decay.

Patient alleges undiagnosed colon cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 8:47am

BELLEVILLE — A patient alleges his colon cancer went undiagnosed and untreated following a colonoscopy.

Former employee accuses trucking companies of defamation

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 8:41am

BELLEVILLE — A trucking employee claims he was terminated from his job after his previous employer allegedly falsely said he filed a bogus workers' compensation claim. 

Septic Solutions alleges Texas businesses are unlawfully using trademark, online content

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 29, 2017, 3:39pm

BENTON – A Dieterich septic system retailer alleges two Texas companies have used its online content without permission.