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Man seeks damages after Belleville collision

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 16, 2017, 6:47am

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County resident is seeking more than $50,000 after a Belleville collision in which another motorist allegedly disregarded a red light.

Belleville mother files fifth amended complaint against school district over picnic injury

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 13, 2017, 7:59am

A Belleville mother filed a fifth amended complaint after St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson granted dismissal in a lawsuit alleging her son was injured when a tent collapsed at a school picnic.

Belleville attorney seeks to compel disclosure of settlement communication in malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 13, 2017, 7:57am

Belleville attorney Terry Brown filed a motion to compel a physician to provide communications with his insurer regarding a potential settlement in a legal malpractice suit alleging a Jefferson County jury entered a $3.75 million verdict against the doctor after his attorney failed to press for settlement.

Passenger seeks damages after Freeburg collision

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 12, 2017, 9:36am

BELLEVILLE – A woman is seeking damages after a rear-end collision in Freeburg.

Driver, passenger allege injuries from rear-end collision

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 12, 2017, 9:32am

BELLEVILLE – Two individuals allege they were injured when their vehicle was rear-ended in St. Clair County.

Motorist sued over Freeburg collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 7:30pm

BELLEVILLE – A driver and passenger are seeking damages from a Belleville woman after a collision in Freeburg.

Passenger alleges injuries from East St. Louis collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 7:28pm

BELLEVILLE – A Venice man alleges he was injured in an auto accident in East St. Louis when another driver failed to stop at a traffic signal.

Former employees allege McDonald's stores biometrics without consent

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 10, 2017, 7:24pm

BELLEVILLE – Two former McDonald's employees allege that the company does not inform employees that their biometric information is being collected and stored.

St. Clair County foreclosures Sept. 22 -Oct. 4

Elizabeth Alt Oct. 10, 2017, 2:06pm

There were 17 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Sept. 22 to Oct. 4.

St. Clair County real estate Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Elizabeth Alt Oct. 10, 2017, 2:06pm

A Caseyville property sold for $620,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Sept. 27 to Oct. 3.

Woman alleges late brother's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure, names Crane Co., others in suit

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 10, 2017, 10:04am

BELLEVILLE – A sister of a man who died after being diagnosed with lung cancer alleges the cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

Aurora Pump, others named in suit by man who alleges lung cancer was caused by asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 9:52am

BELLEVILLE – A laborer alleges his exposure to asbestos caused him to develop lung cancer.

Couple seeks more than $50,000 in damages from ALFA Laval, others over alleged asbestos exposure

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 9:51am

BELLEVILLE – A veteran alleges that exposure to asbestos during his military career led to injuries.

Couple files suit against Ball Corp, others for use of asbestos fibers in products

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 9:50am

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages over allegations that the husband's lung cancer was wrongfully caused by asbestos exposure.

Widow alleges asbestos exposure from ABB Inc., others' products caused husband's cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 9:49am

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's death was caused by asbestos exposure.

Borg-Warner Corp., others accused of causing man's cancer due to asbestos fibers

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 9:44am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges exposure to asbestos during his employment in residential construction and as a machine operator at an Alabama plant caused lung cancer.

Gleeson grants dismissal, denies sanctions in suit involving priest’s alleged sexual relationship

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 6, 2017, 10:33am

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied sanctions and granted the Diocese of Belleville’s motion to dismiss after it argued that a woman with a doctorate degree shows no evidence of being mentally disabled and unable to consent to a sexual relationship with a priest.

Man seeks disability benefits from insurer following spinal injury

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 7:42pm

BELLEVILLE – A former railroad worker alleges he is disabled because of a spinal injury and that his claim for disability benefits has been refused.

A.W. Chesterton Inc., others named in asbestos injury suit

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 8:26am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges that his exposure to products containing asbestos during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Former GE employee alleges asbestos exposure from other companies' products caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 8:26am

BELLEVILLE – A former General Electric employee alleges asbestos exposure caused his cancer.