St. Clair County Circuit Court News

Fifth District affirms denial of post-conviction relief for man accused of murder

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2019

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Zina R. Cruse's ruling denying a petition for post-conviction relief field by a man who was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder.

St. Clair County real estate May 6-10

By Andrew Thomas | Jun 12, 2019

A Swansea property sold for $485,000.00 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for May 6-10.

St. Clair County foreclosures May 24-30

By Andrew Thomas | Jun 12, 2019

There were 8 foreclosures in St. Clair County May 24-30.

Woman files class action over all natural ChapStick claims; Pfizer denies plaintiff allegations

By John Breslin | Jun 11, 2019

A class action lawsuit against Pfizer alleges its ChapStick lip balm lines are not all natural.

Wrongful death suit filed against Centreville adult club after fatal shooting in parking lot

By John Breslin | Jun 11, 2019

BELLEVILLE – The partner of a man fatally shot outside a Centreville adult entertainment club who is the mother of his three children recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the club's its owners and the alleged gunman.

Patient alleges infection from non-sterile injection

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 10, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A patient claims she suffered an infection likely caused by a non-sterile injection.

Woman sues over trip, fall at Cahokia Food Pantry

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 7, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A woman is suing the Knights of Cahokia after she allegedly tripped and fell while volunteering at the food pantry.

Bria Health Services sued following resident's death

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 6, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A man is suing a health services facility after a resident allegedly died after suffering from sepsis and decubitus ulcers.

St. Louis attorney defends filing similar BIPA class actions in same court against same defendant

By John Breslin | Jun 6, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis attorney who filed two similar class action lawsuits in the same court against the same company alleging violations of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) recently defended the moves as ones that occur all the time.

St. Clair County real estate April 29-May 3

By Andrew Thomas | Jun 5, 2019

A Caseyville farm property sold for $1,139,680.00 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for April 29-May 3.

St. Clair County foreclosures May 21-May 23

By Andrew Thomas | Jun 5, 2019

There were nine foreclosures in St. Clair County May 21-May 23.

Texas woman's legal malpractice suit set for status conference

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 4, 2019

A status conference has been set in a Texas woman’s lawsuit alleging her former attorney’s negligence caused her Yaz lawsuit to be dismissed in federal court.

Fleet mechanic sues over fall down poorly lit staircase

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A fleet mechanic is suing a harbor tugboat operator, alleging he was injured when he fell due to a poorly lit staircase.

Patient sues dentist over fracture from tooth extraction

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing a Swansea dentist, alleging she suffered a mandibular fracture during a tooth extraction.

Four Paws Veterinary Hospital co-owner accused of breaching contract

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon veterinarian and veterinary hospital are suing one of its co-owners for allegedly breaching a contract by applying for a zoning change.

Suit alleges handyman convinced disabled woman to sell familial mineral rights

By Payton Kuhn | May 30, 2019

BELLEVIEW – A woman's legal guardian are suing her former handyman for allegedly coercing the plaintiff into selling her familial mineral rights to him.

Suit alleges pedestrian died after being hit by metro bus

By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2019

BELLEVILLE — The administrators of a man's estate are suing Bi-state Development after one of the defendant's bus drivers allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian.

Property owners seek to dismiss tax buyer's defamation suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 29, 2019

Property owners accused of conspiracy in a St. Clair County tax buyer’s defamation suit seek to dismiss portions of the amended complaint, arguing that they did know about the bid-rigging suit until two years after it was filed.

St. Clair County real estate April 22-April 26

By Andrew Thomas | May 29, 2019

An O'Fallon apartment building sold for $1,465,000.00 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for April 22-April 26.

St. Clair County foreclosures May 14-May 21

By Andrew Thomas | May 29, 2019

There were 14 foreclosues in St. Clair County from May 14-May 21.

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