Chatham & Baricevic News

Customer sues IHOP restaurant operators following fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 12, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing the operators of a local IHOP restaurant after she allegedly fell outside the bathroom.

East St. Louis denies liability in suit alleging child fractured leg while clearing vacant lot for $3

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 25, 2018

The City of East St. Louis argues that it is immune from liability in a suit alleging a child fractured his leg while clearing a vacant lot owned by the city.

Nearly half of Kolker campaign contributors have cases before the judge; Campaign says contributions are not solicited

By Record News | Feb 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Almost half the civil suits that began in St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker’s court from July through December last year involved lawyers who contributed to his campaign for circuit judge in the same period.

Former wife of convicted tax buyer voluntarily dismisses marriage dispute

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 3, 2017

The former wife of a tax buyer who pleaded guilty to rigging bids at tax sales has voluntarily dismissed her suit seeking $714,757 in a marriage dispute against her ex-husband, his brother and their father.

Wrongful death suit alleges driver under influence of drugs during fatal crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 22, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A wrongful death suit involving a fatal crash in January alleges the driver who struck the deceased was under the influence of Alprazolam, morphine and cocaine at the time of the crash.

Former judge Baricevic represents tax buyer convicted of bid rigging in former wife’s suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2017

John Vassen, who pleaded guilty to rigging bids at tax sales, his brother and his father’s estate all seek to dismiss Vassen’s former wife’s suit seeking $714,757, arguing that she conducted improper service.

Belleville woman says AAA Contracting caused damage while remodeling home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 25, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A homeowner is suing a remodeling company for allegedly causing damage during a basement remodel project.

Driver sues another motorist for allegedly causing collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 27, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist for allegedly causing a collision while attempting to turn.

Scott Credit Union admits fraud, denies liability in former NFL player’s suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 3, 2016

Scott Credit Union admits that former Business Relationship Manager Theodore Longust embezzled funds and created fictitious loans, but denies that it is liable for his criminal conduct in a former St. Louis Cardinals football player’s suit alleging fraud.

Judge Kelley denies dismissal in former NFL player’s suit against Scott Credit Union

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 1, 2016

St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley denied Scott Credit Union’s motion to dismiss a former St. Louis Cardinals football player’s suit alleging consumer fraud.

Scott Credit Union officers file motion to quash service of summons in former NFL player and St. Louis man’s suit alleging fraud

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 10, 2015

Several Scott Credit Union officers claim a former St. Louis Cardinals football player and a St. Louis man’s attempt to serve summons was inappropriate and unauthorized in a suit alleging consumer.

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