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Trans Union and Bank of Missouri did not accurately report debt, federal lawsuit says

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 17, 2018

An Edwardsville resident accuses Trans Union and a bank of inaccurate reporting.

Interstate 57 crash prompts lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 17, 2018

A distribution company and its employee face a lawsuit over a crash on Interstate 57.

Calling Karmeier to witness stand might have risked plaintiffs’ case

By Record News | Sep 12, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – Class action lawyers may have taken a risk by calling Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier to the stand in their trial against State Farm, according to an article published in 2013 by Corporate Counsel magazine.

Settlement conference continued in former Madison County employee's defamation suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 5, 2018

Magistrate Judge Reona Daly rescheduled a settlement conference in a former Madison County employee’s discrimination suit against Madison County and Recorder of Deeds Amy Meyer.

Store owner sues Department of Agriculture over food stamp program disqualification

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

An Alton corner store is fighting a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) decision banning the retailer from accepting food stamps.

Wrongful death suit filed against Sparta hospital, doctors

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

BENTON — The Sparta Community Hospital and two doctors are being sued after a Pennsylvania man suffered a fatal heart attack.

Pension fund groups sue contractor over $218 in unpaid contributions

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

Three pension fund management groups accuse a local contractor of unpaid contributions.

Patient alleges gadolinium retention following MRI

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

BENTON — A patient alleges a contrast agent used in MRIs caused serious health problems when he developed gadolinium retention.

Verdict in age discrimination lawsuit against Illinois State Police upheld

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 29, 2018

Illinois State Police will not receive a new trial in an age discrimination case brought by former employees, a federal judge ruled.

Fund administrators seek landscaping company's alleged unpaid contributions

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 17, 2018

A pension management group accuses a landscaping service of unpaid contributions.

Class action over Chrysler's uConnect technology stayed pending appeal

By William Sassani | Aug 8, 2018

A federal judge put a class action lawsuit against Chrysler on hold pending appeal.

Alton resident accuses nonprofit of discrimination and wage violations

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 29, 2018

A 69-year-old bus driver says a local community organization did not pay him overtime wages and fired him because of his age.

Insurer sues over Clark County collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 26, 2018

BENTON — An insurer is suing a for-hire motor carrier following a tractor-trailer crash in Clark County.

Swansea woman sued over unpaid loans

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 26, 2018

A Swansea woman faces a federal lawsuit over $130,000 worth of unpaid government loans.

Man sues WATCO Companies following fall from boat

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 25, 2018

A deckhand blames WATCO Companies for creating an unsafe work environment aboard a boat.

Southern Illinois project manager says he's owed overtime wages

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

A real estate developer and building materials supplier did not pay overtime wages, a former project manager claims.

Supplied Industrial Solutions faces legal action over pension fund payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

A labor management group brought a lawsuit against Supplied Industrial Solutions Inc. for not making the required contributions to a pension fund.

Former Express Scripts employee sues over denial of disability benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

An Illinois man says his former employer and an insurance company wrongfully denied him long-term disability benefits.

Madison County resident accuses healthcare providers of negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

A former patient says a doctor and two St. Louis County healthcare providers did not properly diagnose her medical condition.

Marion County Housing Authority accused of retaliation by former employees

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

Two former employees say they faced retaliation after cooperating with an U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) investigation into the Marion County Housing Authority.

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