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Man alleges misrepresented life insurance policy

Michael Abella Jan. 9, 2017, 10:30pm

BELLEVILLE — A man alleges Gateway Financial misrepresented his life insurance policy.

Woman alleges injuries from trip and fall at grocery store

The Madison County Record Jan. 9, 2017, 10:23pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Schnuck Markets after she allegedly tripped on a rug.

Consumers allege injuries from use of Just For Men hair products

Michael Abella Jan. 9, 2017, 10:17pm

BELLEVILLE — Several consumers are suing the manufacturers of Just For Men hair products after allegedly suffering chemical burns.

Woman allegedly fell on unmarked step

Michael Abella Jan. 6, 2017, 1:25pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Colormaster Automotive Paint Inc. and Kevin D. Walk, property owners, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman sues Cahokia Nursing for wrongful death

Michael Abella Jan. 6, 2017, 1:24pm

BELLEVILLE — An independent administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful death claim against Cahokia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Eileen Hoag, RD, LD; and SW Financial Services Company, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Patient alleges doctors failed to diagnose carcinoma

Michael Abella Jan. 6, 2017, 1:24pm

BELLEVILLE — A patient claims several physicians failed to properly diagnose and treat his renal cell carcinoma.

Rend Lake College board, president accused of retaliatory discharge

Michael Abella Jan. 6, 2017, 1:23pm

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing Rend Lake College Board of Trustees and the college president for allegedly terminating him for refusing to spend work time performing unrelated activities.

St. Clair Nissan accused of deceptive business practices

The Madison County Record Jan. 6, 2017, 1:23pm

BELLEVILLE — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against St. Clair Nissan Inc., a car dealership, citing alleged deceptive business practices.

South Carolina widow blames CSX Transportation for her husband's death

Michael Abella Jan. 6, 2017, 1:14pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A widow who lives in South Carolina is suing CSX Transportation Inc., a railroad company, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Man alleges injuries from ambulance crash

Michael Abella Jan. 6, 2017, 1:13pm

BELLEVILLE — A restrained passenger is suing O'Fallon Shiloh Emergency Medical Services, an ambulance service provider, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Stylist sues Mission Essential Barber after slipping on ice

The Madison County Record Jan. 6, 2017, 1:10pm

BELLEVILLE — A hair stylist is suing after she allegedly slipped on snow or ice and injured herself.

Woman claims doctor refilled narcotic prescription for patient with history of drug abuse

Michael Abella Jan. 3, 2017, 4:08pm

BELLEVILLE — A special administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing a doctor for allegedly negligently refilling an opioid narcotic for a patient with a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

Consumer sues peanut butter manufacturer for alleged unlawful advertising

Michael Abella Jan. 3, 2017, 3:46pm

BELLEVILLE— A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aldi for allegedly charging a premium price for peanut butter wit evaporated cane juice.

Guest sues resort operators over broken lounge chair

The Madison County Record Jan. 3, 2017, 3:32pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured on a broken lounge chair while vacationing in Jamaica.

St. Clair County real estate Dec. 8-19

Carrie Gonzolaz Jan. 3, 2017, 12:29pm

An O'Fallon home sold for $540,356 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for Dec. 8-16.

St. Clair County foreclosures Dec. 16-20

Carrie Gonzolaz Jan. 3, 2017, 12:28pm

There were 10 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Dec. 16-20.

Woman alleges decedent developed pressure ulcers in nursing home

Michael Abella Jan. 2, 2017, 12:05pm

BELLEVILLE — An executor of a deceased woman's estate is suing Covenant Care Midwest Inc. d/b/a Cedar Ridge Health & Rehab Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

East St. Louis Housing Authority accused of breaching contract

Michael Abella Jan. 2, 2017, 11:58am

BELLEVILLE — A consulting firm is suing East St. Louis Housing Authority, alleging breach of agreement.

Fifth District reverses Gleeson's order denying transfer in collision suit to Randolph County

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 30, 2016, 3:59pm

The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson’s order denying transfer in a car accident suit Justice Judge Cates delivered the Rule 23 decision on Dec. 28 reversing Gleeson’s order and remanding the case back to St. Clair County with directions to grant transfer to Randolph County.

Woman sues Dollar Tree over alleged defective ramp

Michael Abella Dec. 30, 2016, 9:26am

BELLEVILLE — A patron is suing Dollar Tree Stores Inc. and H2 Holdings LLC, retail store operators, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.