Madison County Circuit Court News

Class action against footwear company alleges unlawful use of biometric information

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 19, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — An employee of a footwear company filed a class action lawsuit alleging employees' biometric information was collected and transferred to third parties without the employees' knowledge or consent.

Insured driver alleges State Farm breached contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 19, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing State Farm for allegedly failing to offer a fair and reasonable payment under his underinsured motorist coverage.

Brakeman sues over alleged unsafe work condition

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 19, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A brakeman is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company after she allegedly suffered injuries due to an unsafe work environment.

Wood River motorist alleges injuries from rear-end crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Wood River motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Woman sues over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple is suing Ameron International and dozens of other users of asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

Beneficiary sues trustee alleging breach of fiduciary duty

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A beneficiary is suing the trustee of an estate after more than $75,000 went unaccounted for.

Ruth takes summary judgment under advisement in FOID card class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 14, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth took summary judgment under advisement in a class action alleging an additional $1 filing fee for FOID cards in Illinois is unlawful.

Granite City accused of denying employee due process

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A former Granite City employee alleges the defendant failed to keep a job offer open until it expired by its own term.

Former employee accuses FedEx, supervisor of retaliation

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Caseyville man is suing Fedex and his former supervisor for allegedly terminating his employment in retaliation for reporting harassment.

Texas man alleges dozens of users of asbestos products caused mesothelioma

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Texas husband and wife are suing Ameron International and dozens of others users of asbestos products, alleging negligence.

Passenger sues over Interstate 55/70 collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 13, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger claims he was injured in a rear-end collision on Interstate 55/70.

Madison County foreclosures Jan. 22-25

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Feb 13, 2019

There were 16 foreclosures in Madison County from Jan. 22-25

Madison County real estate Jan. 11-18

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Feb 13, 2019

An Alhambra property sold for $800,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Jan. 11-18.

Madison County civil docket Feb. 19-22

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 13, 2019

Madison County judges Chapman, Hylla, Smith, Harrison, Ruth and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Feb. 19-22.

Motorist sues driver for allegedly causing collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims he was injured when another driver caused a collision.

Madison County jury reaches defense verdict in patient’s suit alleging lacerated bladder

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 12, 2019

A Madison County jury returned a verdict in favor of St. Anthony’s Medical Center and a physician in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient’s bladder was lacerated during a laproscopy procedure.

Suit alleges FedEx driver caused fatal crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A truck driver allegedly died as a result of his injuries after a FedEx driver caused a rear-end collision.

Woman sues neighbor over dog attack

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a dog owner after she was allegedly attacked and bitten.

Passenger alleges injuries in Fosterburg Road collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing a truck owner who allegedly stopped suddenly and caused the plaintiff's vehicle to leave the roadway and hit a tree.

Driver alleges injuries from fall at Amazon warehouse

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 11, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver claims he was injured when he fell at an Edwardsville Amazon warehouse.

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