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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.

Man allegedly tripped, fell down stairs at A Fine Swine Barbeque

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:46pm

BELLEVILLE – A New Baden resident alleges that a hazardous condition at a restaurant in the village caused him to trip and fall.

Woman alleges injuries from train collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 10:28am

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman alleges she was injured when a car she was riding in was struck by a train.

Driver sued over fatal collision with pedestrian

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 27, 2017, 9:34am

EDWARDSVILLE — A widow is suing a motorist, alleging the defendant was negligent in a collision that resulted in the death of her husband while he was a pedestrian.

Mother says driver was reckless while changing lanes in 2016 Fairmont City crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 27, 2017, 9:31am

EDWARDSVILLE — The mother of a minor is suing a driver, alleging that the defendant caused an accident when he attempted to change lanes.

Man accused of negligence for Troy crash with then-16-year-old driver, four passengers

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 20, 2017, 9:16am

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver and her four passengers are suing a motorist for alleged careless driving which caused a collision.

Woman alleges she tripped on sign at Pontoon Beach McDonald's

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 2, 2017, 6:06am

EDWARDSVILLE — A patron is suing Estel Foods Inc., McDonald's Store No. 11279, McDonald's and James Estel Williams Jr., alleging she tripped, fell and suffered injuries at the restaurant due to negligence.

Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at gas station

Noddy A. Fernandez May 8, 2017, 4:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured at a gas station convenience store when she tripped on a cardboard material while trying to pay for her gas. 

Man sues following multi-car crash during funeral procession

Noddy A. Fernandez May 4, 2017, 3:38pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing three other motorists, alleging their negligence resulted in a multiple-vehicle collision while he was driving in a funeral procession.

Passenger alleges intoxicated driver hit parked car

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

EDWARDSVILLE — A vehicle passenger is suing a driver, alleging she was intoxicated while driving, causing a collision and injuries last year in Alton.

Madison County jury awards passenger $17,500 in auto accident suit; Reaches opposite verdict from arbitrators’ assessment

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 25, 2017, 11:35am

After arbitrators assessed total fault to one driver in an Alton collision and no fault to the second driver, a Madison County jury reached a completely opposite verdict on Tuesday. 

Passenger’s auto accident suit at trial in Dugan’s court; One driver found not liable by arbitrators before case was taken to trial

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 18, 2017, 4:20pm

A jury trial for a passenger’s auto accident suit began Monday in Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan’s courtroom.

Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at East Alton apartment

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 2:17pm

EDWARDSVILLE - A Wood River woman alleges she was injured after tripped at an East Alton apartment complex. 

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.

Woman sues East Alton school over trip, fall

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 28, 2017, 9:03am

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing the Washington Early Childhood Center alleging she broke her hip when she tripped on a rug holder.

Madison County jury awards woman $60K in suit alleging she fell through cellar door of foreclosed property

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 11:37pm

A Madison County jury awarded a woman $60,000 in a suit alleging she fractured her foot after falling through a cellar door while looking at a Collinsville property for sale.

Auctioneer supports motion to dismiss man’s suit alleging injures from upturned garden rake; Guest agrees to amend complaint

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 29, 2016, 9:00am

A man suing an auctioneer agreed to amend his complaint after the defendant sought dismissal on the grounds that the entity being sued does not legally exist. Jerry Keel filed a complaint on June 10 against Geneve L.

Auctioneer, property owner deny liability in suit alleging injuries from upturned garden rake

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 30, 2016, 11:16am

An auctioneer and property owner both deny liability in a guest’s lawsuit alleging he was injured when he stepped on a rake.

Bubby & Sissy's claims concert-goer caused own injuries in fall

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 8, 2016, 9:21am

An Alton tavern claims a concert-goer caused her own injuries when she allegedly fell off a platform while trying to get to the restroom.

Driver accused of negligence after South Bluff Road accident

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 19, 2016, 6:23pm

EDWARDSVILLE – The driver and passenger in a vehicle are suing over injuries they allege they suffered when their vehicle was rear-ended.