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The Rawlings Co. alleged to have refused to acknowledge settlement agreement

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 17, 2017, 8:50am

BELLEVILLE – A health care subrogator is alleged to have misrepresented the extent of its interest in a case regarding a woman's neck injury.

Enterprise denies liability in wrongful death suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 15, 2017, 2:03pm

Enterprise argues that a customer’s death was caused by his own negligence by choosing to walk on the interstate to aid a disabled vehicle while waiting on the side of the highway after his rental car ran out of gas.

St. Clair County foreclosures Nov. 3-8

Elizabeth Alt Nov. 15, 2017, 1:58pm

There were 10 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Nov. 3-8.

St. Clair County real estate Nov. 1-6

Elizabeth Alt Nov. 15, 2017, 1:58pm

An O'Fallon home sold for more than $436,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Nov. 1-6.

Elevator company, hospital deny liability in suit over malfunctioning elevator

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 14, 2017, 4:40pm

An elevator company argues that a woman failed to watch out for her own safety when a malfunctioning elevator’s doors allegedly closed on her, causing her to suffer injuries that required surgery.

Healthcare professionals deny liability in patient’s malpractice suit following hysterectomy

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 14, 2017, 4:37pm

Several healthcare professionals deny liability and argue that a patient is comparatively negligent in a lawsuit alleging a bulb syringe was left in place following a hysterectomy.

Settlements reached in suit alleging chemical exposure caused Parkinson's disease

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 14, 2017, 4:34pm

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot granted several motions for good faith finding and dismissal following settlement agreements in a man’s lawsuit alleging he developed Parkinson’s disease after years of working with chemicals in the flooring business.

Former Tri-Carb Corp/Excalibur Tool Co. employee alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 13, 2017, 9:57am

BELLEVILLE — A couple are suing for alleged failure to warn regarding the harmful effects of asbestos fibers.

Couple sues for allege exposure to asbestos fibers, sustaining injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 13, 2017, 9:57am

BELLEVILLE – A Navy veteran and laborer alleges that he was exposed to asbestos through third-party products and has developed cancer.

Cahokia resident seeking more than $50,000 after Alorton crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 13, 2017, 9:56am

BELLEVILLE – A Cahokia man is seeking damages from a Belleville woman after an accident in Alorton.

Insurance company sues Belleville man after tree destroys home

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 13, 2017, 9:55am

BELLEVILLE – An insurance company is seeking damages from a Belleville man after a dead tree on his property allegedly destroyed a neighboring home.

Former mechanic/driver names Advance Auto Parts Inc., others in suit alleging asbestos injuries

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 9, 2017, 7:02am

BELLEVILLE – A former mechanic/driver alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer.

Textile mill worker alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 9, 2017, 7:02am

BELLEVILLE – A former textile mill worker alleges that asbestos exposure caused him to develop cancer.

Armstrong Pumps Inc., others named in asbestos injury suit

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 9, 2017, 7:01am

BELLEVILLE – A former employee of General Tire & Rubber Co. alleges that he was exposed to asbestos during his career and was injured.

Man alleges asbestos in products manufactured by 4520 Corp. Inc., others caused cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 9, 2017, 7:00am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges he was exposed to asbestos during his career and that he has developed cancer as a result.

Former laborer claims he was exposed to asbestos at North Carolina locations

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 9, 2017, 6:54am

BELLEVILLE – A laborer is suing multiple companies over an alleged failure to warn of the harmful effects of asbestos fibers.

Eye doctor, vision center deny liability in medical malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 8, 2017, 12:50pm

An eye doctor and vision center deny liability in a patient’s suit alleging he underwent unnecessary surgery to correct an eye condition.

Former Collinsville city manager’s motion to compel granted in Whistleblower suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 8, 2017, 12:45pm

St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker granted the former Collinsville city manager’s motion to compel following a discovery dispute in his Whistleblower suit alleging he was terminated for reporting inappropriate actions.

AIG Insurance Co. claims Bell South wires caused damages to tractor-trailer

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 8, 2017, 7:45am

BELLEVILLE – An insurance company is seeking reimbursement for money it paid for damages to a tractor-trailer that were allegedly caused by a low-hanging communications wire.

Patient accuses Belleville physician of touching her inappropriately

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 8, 2017, 7:44am

BELLEVILLE – A patient alleges that a Belleville doctor touched her in an inappropriate manner during a procedure.