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Man alleges motorist caused multi-car crash in Cahokia

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 13, 2017, 5:21pm

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist claiming she was responsible for a multiple-car collision in Cahokia in 2015.

Passenger sues over 2015 collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 10:14pm

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a 2015 collision

MetroLink denies liability in suit alleging intoxicated passenger struck by trains

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 14, 2017, 2:51pm

MetroLink denies liability and argues that a deceased man caused his own injuries when he was forced to exit the train for intoxication, fell on the tracks and was struck by two trains.

Washington County man claims Federated Mutual refuses to pay adequate coverage after Carlyle crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 11, 2017, 8:42am

BELLEVILLE — A Huels Oil Co. employee is suing Federated Mutual Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract claiming it refuses o pay for coverage he is entitled to receive.

Union Pacific employee alleges injuries while using de-clipping tool

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 3:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A trackman for Union Pacific alleges he sustained injuries while using a de-clipping tool.

Mother seeks default judgment in sexual assault suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 17, 2016, 10:24pm

An East St. Louis mother seeks default judgment in a suit alleging a disabled adult was sexually assaulted.

LeChien's substitution rate remains high; Six times in six recent days, records show

The Madison County Record Oct. 5, 2016, 8:50am

A review of cases assigned to St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien shows that parties asked for substitutes five times in September’s last week and once the next Monday. 

Suit involving fatal Mascoutah auto accident settles for $2M

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 10, 2016, 7:58am

A wrongful death action involving a fatal 2014 auto accident in Mascoutah was settled for $2 million.

Horrell Homes says basement mold was an open and obvious condition in rental property

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 18, 2016, 9:54pm

A Collinsville property management company alleges that concealed mold was an open and obvious condition on one of its rental properties in a family’s lawsuit alleging the mold made them sick.

Class certification briefing deadlines extended, investigator's deposition ordered in Hale v. State Farm

Ann Maher Oct. 29, 2015, 1:30pm

An investigator for plaintiffs in the high stakes Hale v. State Farm racketeering case must submit to a deposition by Dec. 8.

Hale v. State Farm: Magistrate wants deposition of plaintiff's investigator sooner rather than later

The Madison County Record Oct. 20, 2015, 4:04pm

Doug Wojcieszak, an investigator for lawyers suing State Farm over its role in the 2004 campaign of Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, canceled a deposition about his investigation on five days notice. State Farm counsel Joseph Cancila of Chicago reported the cancellation to U.S.

St. Clair County structured settlement cases moved to federal court in Chicago

The Madison County Record Sep. 1, 2015, 6:56am

Two class actions that David Cates of Swansea filed for a Chicago man in St. Clair County have wound up in federal court at Chicago, and a third awaits a decision on jurisdiction. U.S.