News from March 2011

Highland doctor sues YMCA over roller skating injury

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 1, 2011

A Highland man is suing the Edwardsville YMCA claiming he was hurt at the roller skating rink.

Worker sues ConocoPhillips, contractors over workplace injury

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 1, 2011

The owners of a Madison County oil refinery are being accused of providing an unsafe work environment by a construction worker who was allegedly hurt on the job.

Suit filed over Camden County, Mo. property

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 1, 2011

A Madison County husband and wife accuse another couple of defaulting on an agreement to buy a piece of real estate.

Woman sues Illinois American after tripping over meter lid

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 1, 2011

A woman blames Illinois American Water for allowing one of its meter lids to stick above the ground, allegedly causing her to trip.

Judges will undergo mandatory evaluation in Illinois

By The Madison County Record | Mar 1, 2011

Kilbride The Illinois Supreme Court has announced the implementation of a mandatory judicial evaluation program for all circuit and associate judges in the state as the final part of a series of initiatives to improve public confidence in Illinois courts.

Alton accident results in injuries, suit claims

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 2, 2011

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck her after the driver failed to stop at a red light.

Cottage Hills man sues over East Alton accident

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 2, 2011

A Cottage Hills man blames a driver for causing injuries to the man's head, neck, shoulder and back.

Rear-end accident in Edwardsville is subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 2, 2011

A Carbondale man has filed suit against the driver who he claims rear ended the vehicle in which he was riding.

Repairman sues Jack in the Box after slipping in store

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 2, 2011

Mandel A man claims he sustained a tear to the cartilage in his knee after he fell while attempting to repair a soda fountain machine at Jack in the Box.

Amtrak passenger claims sudden stopping motion caused her to fall

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 2, 2011

A railroad company responsible for maintaining the tracks near Granite City is accused of causing a woman to be hurt while riding the train.

Construction supply company sues Chesterfield business over breach claims

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 2, 2011

An area construction supply company says it is owed more than $176,000 from a landscaping company.

Quarry company sues over unpaid balance

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 2, 2011

A St. Clair County rock company is suing an Illinois trucking company for allegedly failing to pay for more than $68,000 in services.

Building Products Corp. sues Harris Masonry

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 2, 2011

A Belleville construction business wants to be paid for merchandise it says it provided to a masonry contractor.

Med-mal complaint filed over blood clot

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 2, 2011

The family of a deceased woman has filed suit against the doctor and the clinic where the woman was being treated for a sprained left ankle, saying they are to blame for her death, which occurred nearly seven years ago.

Son sues driver who allegedly caused fatal crash

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 2, 2011

The son of a St. Clair County man is suing the woman who allegedly caused the crash that killed his father.

Edwardsville home owners sue city over water leak

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 3, 2011

The owners of two Edwardsville properties have filed suit against the city, alleging they sustained more than $50,000 worth of damages to their properties when a water line leak occured.

Granite City woman claims handrail in new home disconnected

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 3, 2011

Gnavi A Granite City woman claims she sustained a fracture after a piece of her handrail disconnected, causing her to tumble down the stairs.

Illinois Central School District and bus driver named in suit

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 3, 2011

Perica A Madison County woman sustained head, chest, arm, spleen, kidney and rib injuries when a bus driver failed to obey a traffic light and struck her vehicle.

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