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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.

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.

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