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Madison County Civil Docket: 11/7- 11/11/2011

Monday, November 7

Hamel property owner sues over broken lease agreement

The owner of a Hamel property alleges his tenant dishonored his lease agreement, leaving the owner stuck with more than $40,000 in costs.

Truck driver's fatigue allegedly caused I-55 accident

Darr An O'Fallon man blames a fatigued truck driver for causing a collision that resulted in the man sustaining temporary and permanent injuries.

Godfrey accident is subject of suit

Two people claim they experienced emotional distress after a driver rear-ended their vehicle.

Man wants second arbitrator to settle auto accident claim

A St. Clair County man has filed suit against his insurance company, alleging it has refused to help him secure additional money for damages he sustained in a collision.

City of Belleville sues Fischer Lumber claiming breach of contract

The city of Belleville claims a lumber company breached its agreement to remain at a site in the city for 15 years.

California Casualty companies sued over couple's fire damage claim

Two Illinois residents claim their insurance company refuses to pay them for damages they sustained after their home caught on fire.

Alton bars sued over motorcycle crash

Two Alton bars are accused of over serving alcohol to a woman who allegedly got behind the wheel after drinking and crashed into a motorcyclist.

Troy rear-end accident leads to suit

A Madison County woman says she was hurt when she was allegedly rear-ended while driving in Troy.

Madison County jury awards $7,000 to woman injured in accident

Hodges A Madison County jury on Tuesday awarded $7,000 to a woman injured in an auto accident in Glen Carbon more than seven years ago.

Jurors listen to second day of testimony in Alton library director's case against Madison County Sheriff's Department

A witness for plaintiff Jeffrey Owen testified in a Madison County trial on Tuesday that her 15-year-old daughter and the girl's father did not have a good relationship.

Former Judge Kathleen Moran dies

Former Fourth Judicial Circuit Judge Kathleen P. Moran, 61, died at her home in Trenton on Oct. 31.

Walgreens Oshkosh named in suit over I-64 accident

A woman has filed suit against the truck driver who she claims rear-ended her vehicle.

College lender sues over unpaid loans

The National Collegiate Student Loan trust claims a St. Clair County woman owes it more than $70,000 for student loans she failed to repay.

Face, neck and back injuries claimed in Swansea accident

A man claims he sustained face, neck and back injuries after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign.

Belleville property owner sues over contaminated soil

A woman claims a man dumped gasoline-contaminated soil on her property without her permission, causing her groundwater to become polluted.

Centreville cops sued over alleged abuse during 'Terry stop'

In a recently filed lawsuit, five Centreville police officers are accused of handcuffing, then beating a compliant man who says he did no wrong.

Cherokee parked on bridge causes accident in Kane, suit claims

Hubbard A Carrollton woman says she was hurt when the car she was riding in crashed into another car that was allegedly left parked on a bridge.

Appellate court reverses injury ruling for 'informal summer beer league'

Chapman The Fifth District Appellate Court on Monday tossed out a summary judgment ruling made by Madison County Circuit Judge Ann Callis in favor of a Staunton organization that was sued for the way it set up a recreational softball field.

Sheriff's deputy prevails in personal injury trial

Gilbert Jurors found Madison County Deputy Timothy Mudd not negligent in a civil lawsuit that accused him of injuring Godfrey resident Jeffrey Owen during an arrest in October 2008.