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Seventh Circuit sides with Deutsche Bank in terror conspiracy claim for fallen soldier

By Record News | Dec 18, 2018

CHICAGO – Deutsche Bank helped Iran avoid sanctions over its sponsorship of terror but that doesn’t mean the bank conspired to spread terror, Seventh Circuit appeals judges ruled on Dec. 12.

Customer allegedly fell at Fairview Heights White Castle

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A Williamson County man claims he slipped and fell on ice at the Fairview Heights White Castle.

Daughter alleges users of asbestos products caused father's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A daughter is suing dozens of business that used asbestos materials, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the death of her father.

Widow accuses Met Life of conspiracy in husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 18, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Tennessee widow is suing Met Life, alleging conspiracy and concealment.

Edwardsville lawyers named partner at Foley & Mansfield

By Charmaine Little | Dec 18, 2018

Three Edwardsville attorneys will become partners of the national defense firm Foley & Mansfield at the beginning of the new year.

Motorist’s suit alleging injuries from Cahokia crash at trial in Gleeson’s court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 18, 2018

A motorist’s lawsuit alleging he was injured in a 2015 crash in Cahokia is at trial in St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson’s courtroom.

Couple alleges companies' negligence with asbestos led to husband's lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A husband and wife are suing AK Steel Corporation and dozens of manufacturers that had asbestos fibers in the workplace, alleging their failure to warn and negligence led to the husband developing lung cancer.

Customer sues Macy's over slip on ice

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing Macy's after she allegedly slipped and fell on accumulated water and ice.

Man seeks to settle suit over bar fight for $4,000

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 18, 2018

A man who allegedly struck another man at a Collinsville bar seeks to settle the suit for $4,000.

Suit alleges nursing home operators negligently cared for patient

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A power of attorney is suing nursing home operators for allegedly failing to properly care for a patient who allegedly developed several injuries after falling.

Insurance company accuse driver of causing collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An insurer is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a collision and refusing to make payments.

Former Gibbons’ investigator who resigned amidst harassment claims gets glowing job reference

By Record News | Dec 18, 2018

ALTON – Kevin Hendricks, who resigned as chief investigator for State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons after employees alleged sexual harassment and retaliation, has applied for a job as an Alton police officer.

Motorist sues over Alton crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 18, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing an Alton collision.

Dugan upholds MESD board vote to terminate 10 employees in Open Meetings Act dispute

By Record News | Dec 17, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan declined to overturn a decision of the Metro East Sanitation District board, terminating 10 employees last year.

Plant manager accuses former employers of disability discrimination

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 17, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A plant manager is suing his former employers, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

The lawsuit that should have died 20 years ago finally does

By The Madison County Record | Dec 17, 2018

Avery v. State Farm was certified as a class action lawsuit in Williamson County Circuit Court in 1997, with policyholders from 48 states claiming that State Farm had violated its contracts by using generic aftermarket parts to repair insured vehicles.

Smithton couple alleges motorist caused rear-end collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 17, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A Smithton couple is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a rear-end crash.

Rahm to Springfield: Gas tax need to at least double

By Vincent Caruso, Illinois Policy Institute | Dec 17, 2018

Departing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel accelerated calls to boost Illinois’ gas tax to pay for local transportation projects.

Man sues Alton casino over trip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 17, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing an Alton casino operator, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Man alleges injures from tree limb while walking in Granite City

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 17, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing a local park district for allegedly failing to properly inspect tree limbs hanging over the walking path.

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