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Byron settles suit against Wal-Mart over fall from saddle stool

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 5, 2018

Former Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron reached a settlement with Wal-Mart in a suit alleging he was injured when he fell from a defective saddle stool.

Tractor trailer driver allegedly failed to obey stop sign in Madison County crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 22, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – Three Madison County residents are seeking damages from a Wisconsin company and its driver after a collision in the county.

Motorist sues over Route 143 rear-end collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 21, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision on Illinois Route 143.

Crowder denies Wal-Mart’s summary judgment request in Byron’s suit; Crowder: Facts are not made undisputed simply by disagreeing

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 21, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder denied Wal-Mart’s request for summary judgment in former circuit judge Nicholas Byron’s suit alleging he was injured when a defective saddle stool collapsed.

The Corner Tavern says drunk patron’s fall was self-inflicted while being thrown out by bartender

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 20, 2018

An Edwardsville tavern argues that an intoxicated customer caused his own injuries when he fell while being escorted from the premises by the bartender.

Collinsville church alleges it paid more than $220,000 for renovations that weren't completed

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 29, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A Collinsville nonprofit alleges a Dupo company and Columbia man failed to complete renovations they were hired to do.

Man alleges excessive force while escorted from tavern

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 22, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer alleges he fell while being escorted from The Corner Tavern.

Wal-Mart seeks summary judgment in former judge Byron's injury suit, claims stool did not collapse

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 18, 2018

Wal-Mart filed a motion for summary judgment against former Madison County circuit judge Nicholas Byron in his product liability suit, arguing that Byron fell from a saddle stool that was not defective and had not collapsed.

Patient alleges injuries after surgeries performed by Belleville podiatrist

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 5, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A Madison County woman alleges she sustained severe damage to her left foot and ankle because of surgery performed by a Belleville podiatrist.

Motorist alleges intoxicated driver caused I-255 collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 26, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – An Edwardsville resident alleges she was injured in a collision on Interstate 255 because of the negligence of an allegedly intoxicated driver.

Vehicle owner alleges Audi wrecked by dealership employee

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 13, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A Granite City car owner claims a Bommarito Audi West County employee crashed his car while it was at the dealership for trim repairs. 

Patient alleges injuries during chemotherapy treatments

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 6, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A Granite City couple claims that the wife was injured during chemotherapy treatments because medication was not provided in the proper location.

Motorist sues over Godfrey Road collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 30, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision on Godfrey Road. 

Livingston woman accused of exercising undue influence over mother's accounts

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 23, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A deceased woman's child and grandchild are suing their relative for allegedly exercising influence over the decedent's accounts.

Passenger sues following collision

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 5, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing a vehicle operator for allegedly causing a collision after failing to stay in the proper lane.

Driver alleges injuries from Helvetia Township collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 22, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly turning left in front of her without proper care, causing a collision in Helvetia Township. 

Trial rescheduled in former judge Byron's personal injury suit against Wal-Mart

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 25, 2017

Madison County circuit judge Barbara Crowder rescheduled a jury trial for March 12, 2018, in former circuit judge Nicholas Byron’s suit alleging he was injured when he fell off a pre-assembled saddle stool.

Man claims faulty rifle caused blindness in one eye

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 20, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing a gun store, claiming it sold him an unsafe firearm that caused blindness in one eye.

Crowder enters confidentiality order in Byron’s personal injury suit against Wal-Mart

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 9, 2017

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder filed a confidentiality order in a suit alleging former Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron was injured when he fell off a pre-assembled saddle stool.

Ruth denies summary judgment in dog bite suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2017

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied two homeowners’ motion for summary judgment in a suit alleging their neighbor’s son was bit by their Akita while caring for their dogs, Marco and Polo.

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