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Former Merrill Lynch financial adviser alleges she was not given share of profits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 5, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A financial adviser alleges her former employer made fraudulent misrepresentations regarding compensation and benefits.

Suit alleges St. Elizabeth's Hospital failed to diagnose brain tumor

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE – An estate administrator alleges that an Illinois hospital failed to diagnose her decedent's brain tumor.

Suit alleges patient died following surgery

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 29, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing Vascular and Hand Surgery Ltd. and a physician, alleging a patient died following surgery.

Patient alleges hand deformity following joint fracture

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 28, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A patient claims he suffered deformity of his hand and fingers after his healthcare providers failed to recommend surgery for a joint fracture.

‘This case has reached its end,’ Gilbert writes in shutting down Cook’s car crusher suit

By Record News | Jun 27, 2018

BENTON – U.S. Senior District Judge Phil Gilbert shut down an injury suit that Bruce Cook’s firm in Belleville filed for car crusher Richard Clark of Cobden.

Kolker denies motion to dismiss suit alleging building demolished for scrap

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 7, 2018

St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker denied the owner of a demolition company’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging he demolished a building for scrap.

Carpenter alleges injuries from accumulated water, debris

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A union carpenter is suing a contractor and subcontractor after he allegedly suffered injuries due to accumulated water and debris.

Gleeson denies transfer in tenant's suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 31, 2018

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied a St. Louis County condominium’s motion to transfer a tenant’s suit alleging a 2008 earthquake in Illinois caused damages to her unit.

St. Louis County condo moves to transfer tenant’s suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 16, 2018

A St. Louis County condominium seeks to transfer a tenant’s suit alleging a 2008 earthquake caused damages.

St. Clair County jury awards motorist $100K over Shiloh collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 9, 2018

A St. Clair County jury awarded a motorist $100,000 following a rear-end collision on Green Mount Road.

Belleville cop sues Bruce Cook and firm over auto accident that left him 'sick, lame and disabled'

By Record News | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Lawyer Bruce N. Cook is being sued over a May 19, 2016 auto accident that allegedly left a Belleville policeman sick, lame and disabled.

Handicap woman alleges wheelchair fell over on Metro bus

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 20, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A handicap woman alleges her wheelchair was not properly restrained while riding in a Metro bus.

Man alleges brain injury after hitting head on dump truck

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A union operating engineer alleges a dump truck driver caused the truck to strike the plaintiff in the head while attempting to free the vehicle from the mud.

Woman files medical malpractice suit against Lincoln Surgical Associates

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A personal representative is suing healthcare providers for allegedly causing a patient's death.

Med mal case dismissed by plaintiffs comes back with new judge

By The Madison County Record | Apr 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Clients of Joseph Bartholomew changed their minds about dismissing a medical malpractice suit, and in the process they apparently changed the judge presiding over it.

Podiatrist says patient failed to follow instructions in suit alleging amputation

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 29, 2018

A physician and his practice argue that a patient failed to follow instructions and exercise reasonable care for her own safety in a lawsuit alleging her foot ulcer became septic, resulting in amputation.

Post-trial settlement reached following $3.75M verdict in medical malpractice suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 15, 2018

After a St. Clair County jury awarded a mother and her daughter $3.75 million following the third trial attempt in a medical malpractice suit alleging hypoxia and fetal depression during birth, the parties announced that they had reached a post-trial settlement.

Cook wants Gilbert to reverse Daly in insult-laden brief; Seeks more discovery in car crusher’s injury suit

By Record News | Mar 13, 2018

BENTON – Bruce N. Cook of Belleville claims an adversary fooled a judge and lawyers including his own, but he insists the adversary didn’t fool him.

Man alleges Distinctive Dermatology failed to timely diagnose cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 9, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his cancer was not timely diagnosed and treated by a physician and medical office.

Customer sues La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries over parking lot trip, fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A customer of an O'Fallon store alleges a gap in the parking lot caused her to fall.

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