Madison County Circuit Court News

Property owners allege insurer ignored fire claim

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Property owners are suing Country Financial for allegedly failing to respond to their claim after a fire destroyed an outbuilding.

Suit alleges family lost leased Alton home to drunk driver, asbestos, and arson

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman and her children claim an intoxicated driver struck their leased Alton home, rendering the property uninhabitable from asbestos debris and causing the home to become a target for arson.

Man accuses former employer of wrongful termination

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 12, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An inventory manager is suing his former employer for allegedly terminating his employment without adequately investigating sexual harassment claims.

Madison County foreclosures Nov. 27-29

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Dec 12, 2018

There were 14 foreclosures in Madison County from Nov. 27-29

Madison County real estate Nov. 7-13

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Dec 12, 2018

An Alton home on Fosterburg Road sold for $420,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Nov. 7-13.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 17-21

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 12, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Hylla, Ruth and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 17-21.

Man alleges wrongful termination after reporting harassment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A safety and quality manager is suing his former employer for allegedly terminating him for reporting sexual harassment.

Suit alleges Seven Oaks Property failed to make payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing a borrower for allegedly failing to make payments on a loan.

Patient voluntarily dismisses suit alleging colon infection from overprescribed antibiotics

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 11, 2018

A patient has voluntarily dismissed several dentists and dental practices in a suit alleging she suffered a colon infection after being prescribed various antibiotics in an effort to treat infections.

Motorist seeks court fees following $1,000 jury verdict

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 10, 2018

A motorist seeks an assessment of costs after a Madison County jury awarded him just $1,000 and Circuit Judge David Dugan denied his request for a new trial in a suit involving a 2011 Michigan crash.

Taxi cab driver accused of causing collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing a cab driver for allegedly causing a collision at the intersection of W. Pontoon Road and W. Missouri Avenue.

Motorist alleges injuries from rear-end collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.

Suit alleges borrower failed to make payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing a borrower for allegedly failing to make payments.

Man sues healthcare providers over father's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A man's wrongful death suit accuses several healthcare providers of failing to regularly perform neurological checks prior to his father's death.

Madison County foreclosures Nov. 19-26

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Dec 5, 2018

There were 11 foreclosures in Madison County from Nov. 19-26

Madison County real estate Nov. 1-6

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Dec 5, 2018

An Edwardsville home sold for more than $475,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Nov. 1-6.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 10-14

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 5, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Ruth, Dugan and Crowder have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 10-14.

Madison, St. Clair Counties ranked eighth on ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 4, 2018

Madison and St. Clair Counties are again considered two of the worst jurisdictions in the nation according to the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes Report.

Hearing on summary judgment set in FOID card class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 3, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth set a hearing for next month to further argue a class of FOID card holders' motion for summary judgment as to the unlawfulness of an additional $1 fee for the firearm owner identification cards.

Suit alleges man died after being hit by car

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 30, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An estate administrator alleges a man died after he was hit by a vehicle in Godfrey.

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