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Insurance company alleges renters made fraudulent claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 17, 2017, 3:13pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Rhode Island insurance company is suing Illinois residents for allegedly filing inappropriate insurance claims.

Healthcare professionals deny liability in patient’s malpractice suit following hysterectomy

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 14, 2017, 4:37pm

Several healthcare professionals deny liability and argue that a patient is comparatively negligent in a lawsuit alleging a bulb syringe was left in place following a hysterectomy.

Woman sues Depakote manufacturers

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 13, 2017, 10:52am

BENTON — An Ohio woman is suing biopharmaceutical companies for allegedly failing to warn her of the dangers of taking Depakote. 

ITS Solar LLC alleged to have failed to pay contributions to union welfare fund

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 13, 2017, 9:59am

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Millstadt business is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to a labor union fund.

Insurance company sues Belleville man after tree destroys home

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 13, 2017, 9:55am

BELLEVILLE – An insurance company is seeking damages from a Belleville man after a dead tree on his property allegedly destroyed a neighboring home.

Nearly one year later, still no Ford decision out of Fifth District

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 8, 2017, 6:33pm

It’s been nearly a year since Fifth District Appellate Court justices heard oral arguments in the Jeffs v Ford asbestos jurisdictional appeal out of Madison County Circuit and a decision still hasn’t been reached.

AIG Insurance Co. claims Bell South wires caused damages to tractor-trailer

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 8, 2017, 7:45am

BELLEVILLE – An insurance company is seeking reimbursement for money it paid for damages to a tractor-trailer that were allegedly caused by a low-hanging communications wire.

Consumer claims instant soups not all natural as advertised

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 7, 2017, 6:39pm

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County consumer alleges a brand of instant soup is falsely advertised as all natural.

Company sues general contractors following plant shutdown

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 7, 2017, 6:34pm

BELLEVILLE — A company is suing general contractors for allegedly failing to provide a fully functioning automation system, causing plant shutdown. 

Man alleges 3M Co., Mine Safety Appliances Co. respirators failed to protect him from silica dust

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 7, 2017, 7:11am

EDWARDSVILLE – A former Caterpillar employee alleges that respirators provided for his use during his employment failed to protect him from silica dust.

Man files wrongful death suit against intoxicated driver

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 6, 2017, 6:28pm

BELLEVILLE – An Oklahoma man has filed a suit against a driver and two establishments after his mother was struck in Collinsville.

Former Madison County resident accuses manufacturers of causing relative's benzene-related illness

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 3, 2017, 7:45am

EDWARDSVILLE — A former Madison County resident is suing product manufacturers, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Associate judges present '7 Reasons to Leave the Party'

Karen Kidd Nov. 3, 2017, 7:37am

SHILOH – Two St. Clair associate circuit court judges running in next year's general election to fill vacancies on the bench recently presented a program to teenagers about the consequences of making poor choices, according to a press release.

Class action alleges Pure Romance Pure Naked product not all natural as claimed

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 1, 2017, 4:15pm

BELLEVILLE – A consumer claims that she was deceived by a personal care company's labeling that some of its products were 100 percent all-natural.

Driver seeks more than $50,000 from driver, The Hideout after auto accident

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 1, 2017, 4:12pm

BELLEVILLE – A Dupo woman has filed a suit against an allegedly intoxicated driver and the owner of The Hideout after she was involved in a collision.

Minor child allegedly suffered leg fractures while clearing East St. Louis lot for $3

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 1, 2017, 3:57pm

BELLEVILLE – A mother alleges her minor son was injured while clearing a vacant lot owned by the city of East St. Louis and its park district.

Motorist alleges injuries after stop sign violation on state Route 157

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 1, 2017, 3:48pm

BELLEVILLE – A driver alleges she was injured when another motorist violated a stop sign.

Patient claims da Vinci surgical device caused injury

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 30, 2017, 11:26am

BELLEVILLE — A patient claims the da Vinci robotic device caused numerous injuries during surgery for endometriosis. 

Patient alleges Walgreens failed to dispense medication

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 30, 2017, 9:48am

EDWARDSVILLE — A patient claims he suffered a spinal epidural abscess and T6 paralysis when he was unable to take his medication, causing an infection to spread. 

Xarelto plaintiff attorney challenges BMS ruling at Seventh Circuit

The Madison County Record Oct. 30, 2017, 9:40am

CHICAGO – St. Louis lawyer John Driscoll has petitioned appellate judges of the U.S. Seventh Circuit to restore the right of all Americans to sue in Illinois courts.