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Sears, Kmart deny liability in suit alleging clothing caught fire

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 3, 2018

Sears Holdings Publishing Co. and Kmart Corporation deny liability in a woman’s suit alleging clothing she purchased from the defendants caught fire.

Kolker grants dismissal in suit involving 2017 shooting at Emerson Park MetroLink station

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 22, 2018

St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker granted dismissal in an East St. Louis man’s lawsuit alleging the Emerson Park Station lacked proper security when he was shot by “ruffians.”

Mother seeks to strike trampoline park's affirmative defenses

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 7, 2018

The mother of a boy who was injured at a Glen Carbon trampoline park seeks to dismiss the defendant’s affirmative defenses, arguing that a six-year-old child cannot be held contributorily negligent.

O’Fallon hotel denies liability in guest’s bed bug suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2018

An O’Fallon hotel denies that it was negligent in a guest’s suit alleging she was injured due to the presence of bed bugs in her room.

Sears Holding seeks to dismiss suit alleging Kmart clothing caught fire

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2018

Sears Holdings Publishing Co. argues that it is an improper defendant in a woman’s suit alleging clothing she purchased from Kmart caught fire.

Geico seeks to dismiss suit alleging vehicle evidence shipped to Africa; Insurer says underlying collision suits have been settled

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2017

Geico seeks to dismiss an East St. Louis trucking company’s lawsuit alleging the insurance company shipped a vehicle to Africa that was evidence in three lawsuits that have since been settled.

Hearing on manufacturer's motion to dismiss set in suit alleging faulty boom lift

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2017

A motion hearing has been set for next month for a manufacturer’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging two people were seriously injured when an aerial boom lift collapsed.

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