St. Clair County Circuit Court News

Memorial Medical Center faces wrongful death lawsuit after suicide

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

The family of a man who committed suicide after discharge blames a St. Clair County rehab facility.

Fairview Heights masonic lodge faces lawsuit over pothole injury

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

A pothole in a masonic lodge's parking lot prompted a lawsuit by an East St. Louis resident

Slippery floor prompts lawsuit against City of O'Fallon IHOP

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

A Swansea resident blames an IHOP restaurant in the City of O'Fallon for her injuries.

Family Medicine Associates and Anderson Hospital face negligence lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

A former patient blames his doctors for worsening infections and kidney failure.

Insurance company reneged on settlement, motorist claims in court

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

Progressive Northern Insurance Company faces a fraud lawsuit for not paying out a claim to an injured motorist.

Former mechanic sues over alleged asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 17, 2018

A former Illinois mechanic blames a host of companies for causing his lung cancer.

Laborer alleges lung cancer from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 17, 2018

A former welder claims several manufacturers hid the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Suit alleges manufacturers failed to warn about asbestos fibers in their products

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 16, 2018

A veteran and laborer wants to confront many well-known corporations in court over his alleged asbestos exposure.

Suit alleges 5th Quarter Pub & Grill failed to make payments on loan

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 16, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A bar and grill is being sued for allegedly failing to make payments.

Woman sues driver for hitting parked car

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she suffered injuries when a driver struck the parked car she was sitting on.

Widow alleges husband died from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 15, 2018

Asbestos-laden products caused her husband's lung cancer and eventual death, a Belleville widow claims.

Lender alleges borrower breached contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2018

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

Landlord sues ATV company over lease dispute

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2018

A Swansea landlord accuses its tenant of breaking a lease agreement

Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at Smokey Bones

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured when she tripped and fell in the Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill parking lot.

Motorist alleges injuries from crash involving tractor trailer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist alleges she was injured when a tractor trailer driver employed by Newman Carriers caused a collision.

Mother, children sue over St. Clair County crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A mother and her minor children are suing a motorist for allegedly cause a collision that resulted in injuries.

Pedestrian sues driver for alleged negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A pedestrian is suing a motorist for allegedly hitting her while walking along Warrensburg Drive.

Gomric grants mistrial following $14K verdict in car crash suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 10, 2018

St. Clair County Associate Judge Julia Gomric granted a motorist’s motion for a mistrial in a suit involving a Fairview Heights car crash after jurors returned a verdict awarding the plaintiff $14,273.81.

St. Clair County jury returns mixed verdict in truck driver’s retaliatory discharge case

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 10, 2018

A St. Clair County jury reached a verdict partially in favor of Beelman Ready Mix and partially in favor of a former employee in his retaliatory discharge suit at trial in Associate Judge Chris Kolker’s courtroom.

Companies' products led to lung cancer, couple says in suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 9, 2018

A former machine builder and millwright claims several companies' products exposed him to asbestos fibers.

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