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Driver, passenger allege another motorist caused Belleville crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A diver and passenger are suing another motorist, alleging her negligence caused a crash in Belleville.

Wrongful death suit alleges patient's heart failure not properly treated

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 22, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator is suing health care providers alleging they failed to treat a patient's heart failure, resulting in her death.

Suit alleges baby died as a result of negligent care

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Grace Women's Healthcare for allegedly negligently treating her child, resulting in his death.

Suit alleges patient died from poorly monitored coagulation therapy

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 23, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a physician with The Heart Group after a patient allegedly died due to the defendants' negligence.

Patient alleges injuries from hip arthroplasty

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 10, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A man claims he suffered metallosis following a hip arthroplasty procedure.

Freightliner operator alleges injuries from Edwardsville crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 20, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A freightliner operator is suing a tractor trailer owner and driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash in Edwardsville that injured the plaintiff.

Patient accuses Granite City health care providers of negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 19, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A patient is suing Granite City health care providers, alleging negligence.

Passenger alleges motorist ran red light, caused collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing a driver for allegedly running a red light and causing a collision.

Suit alleges driver sped through construction zone, injuring worker

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 20, 2018

A construction worker accuses a driver of speeding through a construction zone and causing his injuries.

Man died from masonry chemical, widow says

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 12, 2018

The manufacturer of a tile and masonry chemical faces a wrongful death lawsuit.

Gilbert denies reconsideration in Cook firm's personal injury case

By Record News | Sep 3, 2018

BENTON – Senior U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert, cranky when he rejected an injury suit from a client of Bruce Cook’s firm in June, tersely denied reconsideration.

Fourth lawsuit filed over fatal I-55 crash in November 2017

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — The passenger in a van hit by a tractor trailer in a fatal November 2017 crash on I-55 is suing the driver, his employers and a construction company.

Runaway bull leads to litigation against a cable installer, property owners

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 23, 2018

A driver injured when she struck a stray cow blames the property owners and a cable company for the accident in a lawsuit.

Motorcycle passenger sues driver, motorist over crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A passenger on a motorcycle blames her driver and another motorist for causing a crash on West Main Street.

Suit alleges patient died from pain meds

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 31, 2018

BELLEVILLE — The family of a deceased patient at Protestant Memorial Medical Center is suing the center after a nurse allegedly incorrectly gave the decedent pain medication.

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.

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