Christopher Bruner, guardian of the estate of Betty Bruner, filed a three-count lawsuit against Swansea Care Center and Bridgemark Health Care in St. Clair County Circuit Court March 1, alleging it was negligent and violated the Nursing Home Care Act.
Sen. David Luechtefeld A bill that would cap non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases at $250,000 and limit claims against hospitals at $500,000 was not heard in today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Springfield.
Alton mayoral candidate Mick McCahill in front of an Abraham Lincoln mural painted on his dining room wall. McCahill, a Lincoln "buff," commissioned a friend to do the work. Growing up as a Democrat in the gritty, river town of Alton, Mick McCahill's Irish Catholic family didn't just talk politics at the dinner table. They pounded the pavement for their candidates.
Plaintiff Christopher Dussold pictured on SIUE's website Christopher Dussold of Sorento filed a nine-count defamation lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court March 15 seeking at least $750,000 in compensatory and punitive damages claiming his reputation has been damaged.
The wife of a Highland man who was killed while working at Olin Brass Works in East Alton filed a four-count lawsuit against the company and a supervisor, Steven Heiens, in Madison County Circuit Court March 15.
Oliver Adams filed a Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) suit in Madison County Circuit Court March 15 claiming that he was permanently injured while working as a Norfolk Southern Railway trackman for 32 years.