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Waterloo man's injury on the job leads to lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 12, 2018

A union laborer accuses a general contractor of not providing a safe place to work.

Widow sues product manufacturers for husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 17, 2018

The surviving spouse of a man who died of lung cancer blames several manufacturers of the asbestos exposure that led to his death.

Belleville resident blames asbestos manufacturers for late father's mesothelioma

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A Belleville woman alleges her late father developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during his life.

Tenant sues Edwardsville landlord over staircase fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A tenant is suing a rental property owner, claiming he was injured after falling down stairs.

Truck driver files motion to quash service in suit over fatal Thanksgiving crash on I-55

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 9, 2018

A truck driver who caused a multi-vehicle fatal collision on I-55 seeks to quash service, claiming he was in Minnesota when he was supposedly served documents in Colorado.

Laborer alleges injuries after falling from backhoe

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 28, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A Swansea laborer is seeking damages from the manufacturer of construction equipment after he fell and was injured.

Carpenter alleges stack of tube piling crushed legs while working in Granite City

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 5, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A man whose legs were crushed in a workplace incident two years ago in Granite City is suing several contractors involved in the project.

St. Clair County Public Building Commission seeks dismissal in woman’s suit alleging exposure to toxic chemicals

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 1, 2016

St. Clair County’s Public Building Commission claims it is a “separate body politic” from St. Clair County and seeks dismissal in a woman’s lawsuit alleging she was exposed to hazardous chemicals from cleaning products.

Construction company denies liability, files third-party complaint in personal injury suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 1, 2016

A construction company denies liability and claims a Cahokia man’s employer is to blame in the personal injury lawsuit alleging the man was injured when a piece of equipment hit him.

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