News from August 2010

Bassett to join Williams Venker & Sanders

By The Madison County Record | Aug 1, 2010

Bassett Williams Venker & Sanders LLC in St. Louis is pleased to announce that Robert J. Bassett has joined the firm as its newest partner.

Passenger claims injuries in Madison accident

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 2, 2010

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck the vehicle in which she rode, allegedly causing her to sustain injuries to her abdomen, head and low back.

Dorsey couple claims Allstate underpaid fire loss

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

Allstate Insurance did not pay a Dorsey couple more than $100,000 owed for damages caused to their home after it caught on fire, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

Cahokia accident results in suit

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims rear-ended her, causing her and her minor son to incur injuries.

Washington Park accident causes injuries, suit says

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A driver who failed to stop at a light caused three people to sustain injuries in a car accident, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

Swansea man sues debt collectors

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A Swansea man is seeking more than $1 million in two suits he filed against debt collectors, alleging the collection agencies repeatedly contacted him in an attempt to collect non-existent debts or debts that had previously been settled.

Injuries claimed in Greenmount Crossing accident

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A man has filed suit against the driver who he claims struck him as he was standing behind his vehicle.

O'Fallon accident is subject of St. Clair County suit

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A St. Clair County woman claims she suffered injuries to her head, neck, shoulder, back, pelvis, right arm and right leg during a collision.

Jury finds for doctor a second time in retrial of '03 med mal case

By Amelia Flood | Aug 3, 2010

Carr A Madison County jury has found for a Collinsville family practice doctor for the second time, after a retrial of a seven-year old medical malpractice suit.

Hylla set to hold pre-trial in State Farm breach of contract case

By Amelia Flood | Aug 3, 2010

Hylla Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla is set to hold a pre-trial conference Thursday in a breach of contract suit brought against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company.

Trial moved in sexual misconduct case against O'Fallon #203

By Amelia Flood | Aug 3, 2010

A trial in a case against O'Fallon School District 203 brought by the mother of a student who allegedly had a sexual relationship with her music teacher has been moved.

Paralysis claimed in Millstadt workplace accident

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A man and his wife have filed suit against five companies they blame for causing the man to be paralyzed after he fell from a lift.

Neck injuries claimed in I-64 accident

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 3, 2010

A woman claims she sustained neck, shoulder and low back injuries after an intoxicated driver struck her on the interstate.

Crowder officially takes over asbestos; hands off other cases to Stack

By Amelia Flood | Aug 3, 2010

Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder has taken official control over one of the busiest asbestos dockets in the nation -- while in the meantime handing off most of her non-asbestos cases to Circuit Judge Daniel Stack.

Renters sue landlord over fire deaths

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 4, 2010

In a recently filed lawsuit, a woman blames her landlords for the deaths of her son and granddaughter in a fire at a residence the woman rented.

GE claims trucking company breached contract

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 4, 2010

General Electric has filed suit against a trucking company and its owners after it says the company reneged on a promise to buy more than $150,000 worth of trucks and equipment.

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