Loretta Wilson of Granite City filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court June 27 against Bethalto resident Silas Smith alleging Smith collided with her husband while he was pushing his disabled car on the Chain of Rocks Bridge on Dec. 27, 2004.
Emanuel Fleming, who garnered national media attention when his finger became stuck in a payphone while trying to retrieve 50 cents from the machine, filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court against ANJ Communications.
The widow of a Belleville man who worked for Illinois Central Railroad (ICR) filed a Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court June 27 seeking damages in excess of $50,000 alleging the railroad failed to provide her husband with a reasonably safe place to work.
Seven personal injury lawsuits seeking a combined total of $33.7 million were filed in Madison County Circuit Court on behalf of plaintiffs claiming they were exposed to manganese-containing welding fumes which resulted in their neurological injuries.
Judge Matoesian Madison County Title Company--hired by Granite City in its bid to throw out a court judgment in a suit over a house--confirmed what the Madison County Record reported in April. The person who obtained the judgment did not buy the house.
Gloria Beisiegel of Freeburg filed suit against her local grocery store on June 17 in St Clair County Circuit Court seeking $100,000 in damages, claiming that a rug was placed in the wrong location at the Tom’s Supermarket. Norrenberns Foods runs the store.