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Cassens & Sons alleges it repaired defective Dodge Durango in fraud suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 20, 2018

Cassens & Sons claims it repaired at no cost an allegedly defective Dodge Durango before offering to buy the vehicle at issue in an East Eaton couple’s fraud suit.

Southern District of Illinois to fund scholarships to SIU law students

By John Breslin | Jul 20, 2018

CARBONDALE –– The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois will fund law school scholarships in an effort to support the area's local legal community.

Innovative Construction Services sued over alleged home defects

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 19, 2018

Two homeowners say Innovative Construction Services Inc., a general contractor, breached a contract.

St. Clair County woman faces lawsuit over crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 19, 2018

Two St. Clair County residents blame a woman for causing a motor vehicle crash.

Wood River Township intervenes in employee’s personal injury suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 19, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted Wood River Township’s petition to intervene in an employee’s lawsuit against a homeowner alleging he injured his shoulder when attempting to pick up a bag full of rocks.

Madison County circuit judge candidates file second quarter reports

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 19, 2018

With less than four months until Election Day, candidates for two Madison County circuit judge seats brought in a total of $27,985 in the second quarter.

Madison County foreclosures July 9-12

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jul 18, 2018

There were eight foreclosures in Madison County from July 9-12

Madison County real estate June 22-27

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jul 18, 2018

Several Edwardsville homes sold for more than $500,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for June 22-27.

Madison County civil docket July 23-27

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 18, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Matoesian, Ruth, Crowder and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of July 23-27.

Madison County jury awards passenger damages following Alton collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 18, 2018

A Madison County jury awarded a passenger $12,500 in Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth’s courtroom following a one-day trial involving an Alton collision.

East St. Louis vehicle crash leads to lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

A crash in East St. Louis prompted a lawsuit between two women.

Disabled woman blames Heartland Healthcare for leaving her wheelchair unlocked and unattended

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2018

Heartland Healthcare of Collinsville, a healthcare service provider, did not properly care for a disabled woman after her doctor appointment, a lawsuit claims.

McLanahan Towing in legal tussle with J&L Services and insurers

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2018

McLanahan Towing Inc. faces a negligence lawsuit over actions of a tow truck driver.

Suit alleges toys blocked stairwell, caused guest to fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

The guest of a Belleville man fell on a stairway and blames the property owner for negligence.

Motorist blames W-T Services Inc. and an employee for motor vehicle crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

W-T Services Inc. and an employee face a lawsuit over a motor vehicle crash.

Two women sue over car crash in Swansea

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

Two women accuse a motorist of negligently driving outside an Aldi parking lot in Swansea.

Class action against insurers over interest on work comp payments continues

By John Breslin | Jul 17, 2018

A federal court refused to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging insurance companies unlawfully withheld interest on payments for services provided through workers' compensation.

Why Judge Robert LeChien is ‘irreplaceable’

By The Madison County Record | Jul 17, 2018

Some judges are irreplaceable. It might be their vast knowledge of the law, their many years on the bench, their Solomonic wisdom, the unique rhetorical flair that made their opinions a delight to read even for those who disagreed with them, or some other distinctive attribute.

Prosecutor in upcoming Fields' murder trial doesn't want cameras in courtroom

By Record News | Jul 17, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Illinois appellate prosecutor Charles Colburn doesn’t want video coverage at the murder trial of David Fields, set to start on July 23.

Rauner vetoes legislation that would have replaced Republican with Democrat at helm of MESD

By Ann Maher | Jul 17, 2018

Governor Bruce Rauner on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have reshaped the Metro East Sanitary District, saying the legislation - sponsored by local Democrat legislators - was a politically-motivated attempt to undercut the board led by Republican Steve Adler.

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