Judge Hylla In the sixth year of a proposed class action suit against Exxon Mobil and Shell Oil over groundwater contamination, the oil companies assert that plaintiffs have not even claimed they suffered injuries.
The trial of attorney Gary Peel who was indicted last year on charges of bankruptcy fraud, obstruction of justice and possession of child pornography will get under way next week at the federal courthouse in East St. Louis.
The parents of a child born with Erb's Palsy filed a medical malpractice suit against Diana Peterson, M.D. of Alton Multispecialists in Madison County Circuit Court March 7, claiming Peterson was negligent when delivering their baby.
Gateway Regional Medical Center A woman who was being treated for a "medicine" overdose filed suit against Gateway Regional Medical Center in Madison County Circuit Court March 7, claiming she was beaten up by another patient while recovering.
Kenneth Brinker is suing Beelman Truck Co. and its employees over a 2005 accident in which a piece of lumber from the Beelman truck was ejected and propelled through the windshield of Brinker's oncoming Ford E-350 one-ton van.