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Patient claims nerve damage in suit against orthopedic surgeon, practice

A man is suing Illinois Southwest Orthopedics and one of its doctors, alleging the doctor's negligence during surgery caused the man to experience nerve damage and numbness.

Greenville couple sues insurer in Madison County over fire loss

A Greenville couple has filed suit against Country Mutual Insurance Company, alleging it failed to fully pay the amount of their claim after their home caught on fire.

Crowder signs preliminary approval order in PPO class action

The settlement of a class action suit against a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) that began in 2005 has gotten the initial green light from Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder.

Fractured leg untreated for three months had to be amputated, suit claims

The wife of a Highland Health Care Center patient has filed suit against the center, two doctors, Mobilex USA and Covenant Care, alleging her husband was forced to undergo an amputation of his left fractured leg after it was left untreated for more than two months.

Highland couple awarded $77,474.18 in default judgment against home contractor

Ruth A breach of contract case that was scheduled for trial Monday ended little more than a month ago when the defendant failed to appear and plaintiffs Dennis and Wanda Revelle of Highland won a default judgment.

Basement wasn't waterproofed, couple says in suit

A Granite City couple say a Maryville company failed to waterproof their basement after multiple attempts.

Woman claims hand injuries have caused great damage to psyche

A Missouri woman has filed suit against Green Roof Blocks and its property owners, alleging she seriously injured her right hand while attempting to open a gate.

'Dead Man's Act' keeps witnesses mum in Illinois civil trials

Pirates were right when they said, "Dead men tell no tales."

Trial date to be set later this month in Godfrey parking lot fall

A personal injury trial against Olin Community Credit Union in Godfrey has been postponed.

More motions to be heard Thursday in Martin vs. Groves et. al

More motions will be heard Thursday in a 2007 Pontoon Beach negligence case that has sparked a number of counterclaims as it has added and lost defendants.

Shop technician claims age discrimination in suit against Fire Safety

A former Fire Safety, Inc. employee claims the company wrongly fired him because of his age and his physical disability.

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Injury lawyers step up in GM after getting shot down in Chrysler

SimmonsCooper chief John Simmons NEW YORK CITY – U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Gonzalez peeled personal injury lawyers off New Chrysler on May 31, ruling that Italian automaker Fiat can buy old Chrysler's assets free and clear of tort claims.

St. Clair County to host seminar on new technology

St. Clair County will soon be scanning its land records and citizens are invited to get a first-hand look Tuesday at the new technology making it possible.

Jack Cooper Transport sued by car hauler

A Missouri resident and his wife have filed suit against the company that trained the man, alleging his back was injured because of car hauler work he performed.

Caffe Avanti owners sue GLK Development over broken deal

The owner of an O'Fallon coffee shop claims a Belleville building owner failed to renovate new space it was planning to lease, according to a complaint filed May 26 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

No answers yet in Fairview Heights legal fees questions

Mitchell Although the suits ended months ago, questions remain unanswered about the city of Fairview Heights' four year battle with 13 online travel companies and what its attorneys took away.

Customer shortchanged $2.48 in sales tax files class action against Wal-Mart

Lakin A Maryville man has filed a class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart, alleging the store violated its own policy when it did not refund him the total amount of money he paid for one of its products.

Crowder lost jurisdiction when certifying Lakin class action, Safeco attorney says

EAST ST. LOUIS – When Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder certified a LakinChapman class action against insurer Safeco she expanded it so greatly that she surrendered jurisdiction, according to Safeco lawyer Mark Arnold of St. Louis.