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JSS Hospitality LLC alleges partner breached duty in hotel development

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County company alleges that it was prevented from developing a hotel in Glen Carbon because a partner entered into another agreement with another investor.

Passenger alleges injuries from 2016 collision

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing a motorist for allegedly hitting the car he was riding in. 

Yandle denies tax buyers’ motion to file reply in support of summary judgment in St. Clair County bid rigging suit

U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle denied a group of St. Clair County tax buyers’ request to file a reply in support of their motion for summary judgment while St. Clair County and the former treasurer filed their own separate reply in a suit alleging they participated in a bid rigging scheme.

Tax buyers seek summary judgment in St. Clair County bid-rigging suit; Residents file individual oppositions

St. Clair County residents alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid-rigging conspiracy filed oppositions to the defendants’ motions for summary judgment.

Woman’s suit alleging she fell while cutting grass voluntarily dismissed

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson granted voluntary dismissal in a woman’s suit alleging she fell on a city retaining wall while cutting her grass.

Pedestrian allegedly dies after being struck by motorist

BELLEVILLE — A family claims their father died after being struck by a vehicle while walking along Illinois Route 161.

Hearing set for Belleville’s motion to dismiss woman’s suit alleging she fell while cutting grass

The City of Belleville’s motion to dismiss a woman’s suit alleging she fell on a city retaining wall while cutting her grass is set for a hearing this month.

Judge Kelley grants relief from judgment in sex assault suit involving Cahokia daycare

St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley granted the operator of a Cahokia daycare’s motion for relief from judgment in a lawsuit alleging a child was sexually molested in her care.

East St. Louis school alleges immunity in student’s slip and fall lawsuit

The East St. Louis School District 189 says it is immune from liability in a student’s lawsuit alleging she slipped and fell in the high school gymnasium.

Medical manufacturer denies lability over alleged faulty pain pump

A medical manufacturer alleges a patient was fully aware of the risks when she agreed to use a pain pump that allegedly malfunctioned.

Incarcerated man asks Lopinot to reconsider dismissing $5M suit alleging malicious prosecution

An incarcerated man serving time in Taylorville for attempted murder asks St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot to reconsider granting St. Clair County’s and an assistant state’s attorney’s joint motion to dismiss the suit alleging malicious prosecution.

City of Belleville seeks to dismiss suit alleging resident was injured after stepping in pothole

The City of Belleville alleges immunity and seeks to dismiss a resident’s suit alleging she was injured after stepping in a pothole.

Path to justice for teen who spent 9 months in prison after coerced confession ends with $900K settlement from county

BENTON – After St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly threw out the confession of teenager Trevon Yates and released him from a jail where he had spent nine months, Kelly’s office in civil court proceedings denied that the county damaged Yates. Yates recently gained a $900,000 settlement from the county in federal court at Benton, on his claim that deputies coerced his confession to armed robbery.

Woman alleges serious injuries following auto accident

A Madison County woman is suing another driver over negligence of traffic laws after an accident.