News from September 2010

Stack bows out of former law partners' suit, cites friendship with both parties

By Amelia Flood | Sep 27, 2010

Stack Citing his long-time friendship with both parties in a feud between former law partners, Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack has recused himself from a case brought by Glenn Bradford against John Barberis.

Mouse in Mountain Dew case set for case management Wednesday

By Amelia Flood | Sep 27, 2010

Ruth A man's suit over the body of a mouse he allegedly swigged along with his Mountain Dew is set for case management.

Rick Jones' suit against Wood River set for case management Wednesday

By Amelia Flood | Sep 28, 2010

Hylla A breach of contract suit filed by former real estate king pin Rick Jones is set for case management Wednesday.

County Board members gather to announce investigation into property tax auctions Monday

By Amelia Flood | Sep 28, 2010

County Board member Jean Myers addresses a crowd outside the Madison County Administration building on Monday. A group of Madison County Board members gathered Monday morning to announce the beginning of their investigation into irregularities in property tax auctions.

Ruth bars real estate transfers in Steiner cases

By Amelia Flood | Sep 28, 2010

Maag Rather than hearing a move by the plaintiffs in a series of sexual battery cases against Saline Township and former official Alvin Steiner, Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth conferred with attorneys from the parties trying to find the best way to keep Steiner's property from being transferred before the suits run their course.

Status conference set in suit over unpaid weight loss surgery

By Amelia Flood | Sep 28, 2010

A status conference has been set in a suit against St. Clair County filed by a woman who claims her county health plan did not pay for her weight loss surgery as required.

Woman claims truck hit her vehicle parked on I-270

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 28, 2010

A woman has filed suit against the truck driver who she claims struck the rear of her vehicle as it was parked on the side of the highway.

Injuries claimed in Highland accident

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 28, 2010

A Madison County woman claims she lost the ability to attend to her usual duties and affairs after a driver struck her vehicle.

O'Fallon homeowners' suit over sewer backup set for conference

By Amelia Flood | Sep 28, 2010

A status conference is on in a suit filed last September over raw sewage a couple claims backed up from O'Fallon's sewers into their home.

Driver accused of crashing into another car, injuring a Madison County woman

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 29, 2010

A Madison County woman is suing a man who allegedly crashed his car into hers, causing injuries to her shoulder and back.

Edwardsville bar accused of failing to protect patron from a drunken fight

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 29, 2010

A Madison County man is suing an Edwardsville bar after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of drunken patrons.

Ironworker blames faulty crane for injuries suffered on I-64

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 29, 2010

A Missouri ironworker is suing an equipment leasing company for allegedly providing a faulty crane.

Court orders mobile homes be taken from Dupo residential park

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 29, 2010

A St. Clair County circuit court judge has ordered three mobile homes be taken from a mobile home park as collateral.

Granite City couple seeks $1 million from mobile home park over trip and fall injuries

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 29, 2010

A Granite City couple is suing the owner of a mobile home park after the husband allegedly hurt himself in a fall.

Asbestos defendants face two trials same day, same court in Bloomington

By Steve Korris | Sep 29, 2010

Modessit Judges in McLean County next week plan two asbestos conspiracy trials at the same time against the same defendants.

Man sues physicians, radiology group, hospital

By Ann Knef | Sep 29, 2010

A man claims he suffered a disabling stroke because of negligence by his surgeon, the radiologist he was referred to and the hospital that treated him.

Dog attack prompts woman to sue

By Ann Knef | Sep 29, 2010

A woman says she suffered permanent damage to her right hand and arm after she was attacked by a Black Labrador named Tank.

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