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Elevator company, hospital deny liability in suit over malfunctioning elevator

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 14, 2017, 4:40pm

An elevator company argues that a woman failed to watch out for her own safety when a malfunctioning elevator’s doors allegedly closed on her, causing her to suffer injuries that required surgery.

Healthcare professionals deny liability in patient’s malpractice suit following hysterectomy

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 14, 2017, 4:37pm

Several healthcare professionals deny liability and argue that a patient is comparatively negligent in a lawsuit alleging a bulb syringe was left in place following a hysterectomy.

Doctor, hospital deny liability in wrongful death suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 21, 2017, 6:49pm

A doctor and hospital deny liability in a wrongful death suit alleging a patient developed Asystole following several procedures.

LeChien's substitution rate remains high; Six times in six recent days, records show

The Madison County Record Oct. 5, 2016, 8:50am

A review of cases assigned to St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien shows that parties asked for substitutes five times in September’s last week and once the next Monday. 

Belleville hospital denies liability in suit alleging patient died of cardiac arrest

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 12, 2016, 9:25am

A Belleville hospital denies liability in a woman’s wrongful death suit alleging her husband died of cardiac arrest as a result of the defendants’ negligence.

Casino Queen denies liability in slip and fall suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 4, 2016, 9:47pm

An Alton Casino denies liability in a guest’s slip and fall lawsuit and argues that the guest caused her own alleged injuries.