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Motorist alleges insurer failed to provide coverage

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 14, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver and Unique Insurance for allegedly failing to provide coverage following a rear-end collision.

Judge approves $250 million State Farm settlement; Says plaintiffs likely would not have prevailed at trial

By Record News | Dec 14, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David Herndon, who designated Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier as a hostile witness for a trial accusing him of corruption, now admits jurors might have trusted him.

Hospital alleges healthcare plan administrators withheld more than $5 million in payments

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — St. Elizabeth's hospital is suing healthcare plan administrators for more than $5.1 million after the defendants allegedly refused to pay for services.

Wrongful death suit filed against long-term care facility

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 12, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator is suing the operators of a long-term care facility, alleging a patient died due to negligent care.

Suit alleging false all natural labeling filed against Conagra Brands

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Attorneys David Nelson and Matthew Armstrong have filed another no-injury class action lawsuit against a food manufacturer for allegedly falsely advertising that the defendant's products were all natural.

Motorist alleges injuries from East St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision in East St. Louis.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Husch Blackwell Elects 25 to Partnership

By Press release submission | Dec 10, 2018

Husch Blackwell announced that 25 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2019.

Taxi cab driver accused of causing collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing a cab driver for allegedly causing a collision at the intersection of W. Pontoon Road and W. Missouri Avenue.

Suit alleges wet, uneven limestone caused truck to tip over

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE—An Oklahoma company is suing a limestone-quarry operator for allegedly negligently loading limestone into a truck, causing it to tip over.

Madison, St. Clair Counties ranked eighth on ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 4, 2018

Madison and St. Clair Counties are again considered two of the worst jurisdictions in the nation according to the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes Report.

Maryville doctors call allegations in suit alleging infant suffered brain injury ‘simply untrue’

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 3, 2018

Two Maryville doctors argue that summary judgment is appropriate in a mother’s lawsuit alleging her infant son suffered a brain injury after he was deprived of oxygen.

Debt collectors accused of unfair practices

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

BENTON — A man alleges he was harassed by a debt collector after his debts were discharged in bankruptcy.

Alton fitness center seeks to dismiss suit alleging customer died after using hot tub

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

An Alton fitness center seeks to dismiss a wrongful death suit after the plaintiff allegedly failed to schedule an on-site inspection of a hot tub that a customer allegedly used before he died.

Employer accused of making late pension contributions

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 28, 2018

BENTON — Pension fund trustees are suing an employer for allegedly making late payments into pension plans.

Suit alleges healthcare benefit plan administrators engaged in a fraudulent scheme

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — An employer is suing healthcare benefit plan administrators for allegedly failing to manage and administer the plaintiff's employees' health benefits program.

Suit alleges Cigna Group Insurance denied benefits

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — A woman is suing her insurance company for allegedly denying her long-term disability benefits.

Cedarhurst of Edwardsville claims former employee stole trade secrets

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 23, 2018

An assisted living facility accuses a former employee of stealing trade secrets and confidential information.

Wrongful death suit filed against Christian Hospital

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 22, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A wrongful death suit against Christian Hospital and its employees alleges a patient suffered an anoxic brain injury after complaining of shortness of breath.

Motorist alleges injuries from I-55/70 crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 21, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A man claims a motorist crossed into oncoming traffic and caused a collision on Interstate 55/70.

St. Clair County dental office faces negligence lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 19, 2018

A patient accuses a dental office of not properly removing her teeth.

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