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Woman seeks more than $50,000 in damages after fatal Wood River motorcycle collision

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 22, 2017, 8:19am

EDWARDSVILLE – An estate administrator is seeking damages after her decedent died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash in Wood River.

Shopper files suit against driver after parking lot incident at Schuette Supervalu Market

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 22, 2017, 8:18am

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges she was injured in the parking lot of a Breese supermarket after a driver backed into her cart while unloading groceries.

U.S. Nitro Blasting & Environmental LLC accuses former employees, competitor of conspiracy

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 21, 2017, 7:20am

EDWARDSVILLE – A blasting services company alleges two former employees and a competitor interfered with its business relationships.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 20, 2017, 1:21pm

There are 15 law cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Madison County real estate Nov. 8-14

Princess Jade Barrenechea Nov. 20, 2017, 1:18pm

An Edwardsville home sold for more than $436,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Nov. 8-14.

Madison County foreclosures Nov. 7-14

Princess Jade Barrenechea Nov. 20, 2017, 1:17pm

There were fifteen foreclosures in Madison County from Nov. 7-14

Man sues Roman Catholic priest over childhool sexual assault allegations

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 11:16am

EDWARDSVILLE – A 55-year-old Missouri man alleges that he was sexually assaulted by a Roman Catholic priest in the 1970s in St. Louis.

Woman seeks more than $50,000 after tripping on Walmart curb

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 11:08am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Breese woman alleges that she was injured at a Highland store after tripping on a sidewalk.

Madison County farmer alleges hail damage claim was partially denied

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 11:02am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County farmer alleges hail damage to his property was not fully covered by his insurance policy.

Negligence suit filed against Alton Memorial, doctors over man's care

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 10:57am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Bethalto woman alleges a patient's medical condition was not responded to in an immediate fashion, leading to his death.

Suit alleges man died while transporting fruit packed in dry ice

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 10:45am

EDWARDSVILLE – The widow of a Missouri man filed a wrongful death suit, alleging her husband died from transporting fruit packed in dry ice.

Woman alleges Madison County jail employees gave her incorrect dose of medication

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 10:39am

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges she suffered seizures after she was given an incorrect dose of medication while at the Madison County Jail.

Shopper alleges Wal-Mart employee collided with her

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 20, 2017, 10:03am

EDWARDSVILLE — A shopper claims she was injured when a Wal-Mart employee collided with her at the Granite City store. 

Foley denies taking part in Madison County bid rigging conspiracy; Amended complaint rejoins county defendnats, seeks to expand class

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 20, 2017, 8:53am

In response to the recently amended Madison County bid rigging class action, auctioneer James Foley says he was not an alleged conspirator nor was he the auctioneer at tax sales where delinquent taxes were systematically sold at the highest penalty rate.

Matoesian grants leave to file amended complaint in suit alleging injuries from door

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 19, 2017, 3:48pm

In light of a mother and son’s motion to dismiss, their relative was granted leave to amend her complaint alleging she was injured when she was struck by a door to the garage and fell to the ground.

Matoesian grants default judgment in suit over property fire

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 19, 2017, 3:44pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian granted default judgment in favor of a property owner after a tenant failed to respond to a suit alleging she caused a fire by leaving a stove unattended while it was in use.

Holiday Inn, guest in ‘meaningful negotiations’ in slip and fall suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 19, 2017, 3:41pm

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge rescheduled a case management conference after the parties began “meaningful negotiation” in a woman’s suit alleging she slipped and fell while taking a shower at Holiday Inn Express.

Jury trial scheduled in legal malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 18, 2017, 8:50pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth scheduled a jury trial for next November in a legal malpractice suit alleging an East Alton law firm failed to file a lawsuit following a workplace injury.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 21

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 15, 2017, 1:59pm

Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan is the only circuit judge with hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Nov. 20-24.

Madison County real estate Nov. 1-7

Princess Jade Barrenechea Nov. 15, 2017, 1:59pm

An Edwardsville home sold for $730,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Nov. 1-7.