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Gibbons defends challenge to criminal defense rule; Says witnesses exposed to intimidation

By Record News | Mar 13, 2019

BENTON – Granting criminal defendants custody of their case files would expose witnesses to intimidation, Madison County counsel Joseph Devereux asserted in U.S. district court on Feb. 27.

Petroff Trucking sues Pekin Insurance over hail storm coverage dispute

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

A building owner is suing Pekin Insurance Co., a licensed insurer, citing alleged breach of insurance policy.

Oil well operators allege legal service provider breached fiduciary duty

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 7, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County oil well operators are suing an attorney, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Woman alleges man harassed her, caused crash during road rage incident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver accuses a man of harassing her and then causing a car crash after a road rage incident.

Man sues former employers for wrongful termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 30, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing his former employers for allegedly fabricating an alleged threat in order to terminate the plaintiff.

Former client alleges divorce attorney breached contract

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A former client is suing is divorce attorney for allegedly misplacing a contract and failing to represent him in his case.

Suit alleges driver caused crash when reaching for phone

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 8, 2018

BELLEVILLE – An employee of a St. Clair County business allegedly caused a multi-vehicle collision when he reached to pick up his dropped cellphone.

Woman sues former partner for alleged battery

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 29, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing her former live-in partner for allegedly refusing to let her leave and intentional battery.

Man claims agent failed to actively show property to possible buyers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A property owner is suing a real estate agent and company for demanding commission on the sale of a $1 million home despite allegedly failing to provide services.

Mail carrier seeks summary judgment in trip, fall suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 9, 2018

A Granite City mail carrier seeks summary judgment 18 months after filing a trip and fall suit, arguing that the home owners have failed to respond or enter an appearance.

Officials respond to summary judgment request in FOID card class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 21, 2017

State officials sued in a class action over an extra $1 FOID card fee argue that summary judgment is not proper because Illinois citizens cannot collect from the state a $1 processing fee for firearm owner identification cards that was voluntarily paid to a third-party vendor.

Curt Smith Sporting Goods seeks to dismiss former football player’s head injury suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 20, 2017

A sporting goods company seeks to dismiss a former East St. Louis high school football player’s suit alleging he sustained head injuries due to a defective helmet

Maag requests summary judgment in class action over FOID card processing fee

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 31, 2017

A class of Illinois FOID card applicants seeks summary judgment in regards to the “unlawfulness” of an extra $1 processing fee for firearm owner identification cards.

Woman alleges Wood River police officer searched home without warrant

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 10, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A Wood River woman alleges her home was searched by a city police officer without a warrant.

Several Illinois residents accused of publishing false, defamatory statements online

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 22, 2017

BELLEVILLE – Two Texas residents allege several Madison County and St. Clair County residents posted defamatory comments online.

Roofer alleges injuries from defective ladder rack

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 10, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A man working for a roofing company alleges he was injured by a defective ladder rack on a truck it provided.

Ruth grants class certification in dispute over FOID card processing fee

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 2, 2017

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth granted class certification in a suit alleging the state inappropriately charged a $1 processing fee for firearm owner identification cards.

Former Village Drive Inn employee says owner inappropriately touched her

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 5, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing the owners of the Village Drive Inn, citing alleged sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

Woman alleges coin collectors unlawfully purchase, sell stolen items

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 19, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing the owners of a coin collection store for allegedly unlawfully selling stolen products.

Summary judgment granted in part, denied in part in asbestos attorney's suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 16, 2017

Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison granted in part and denied in part a construction company and contractor’s motion for summary judgment in an asbestos attorney’s lawsuit alleging mold and water infiltrated his $775,000 Troy home.

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