News from 2011

Woman seeks damages after collision in Shiloh

By Ann Knef | Jan 11, 2011

A woman says she was injured after another driver collided with her on Interstate 64.

Husband sues doctors, hospital over wife's death

By Ann Knef | Jan 11, 2011

A man acting as special administrator for his deceased wife alleges that negligence by her physicians and Memorial Hospital led to her death from a heart attack.

Asbestos plaintiffs represented by retired St. Clair County judge

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 11, 2011

O'Malley Another asbestos lawsuit has been added to the growing list of cases in St. Clair County's asbestos docket.

Du-Con's motion to quash Syngenta subpoena in atrazine class action to be heard Friday

By Amelia Flood | Jan 11, 2011

Mudge A non-party in one of a series of proposed Madison County class actions centering on the weed killer atrazine, is moving to quash a defense subpoena.

Fairness hearing set Friday in Booher United Life Insurance class action

By Amelia Flood | Jan 11, 2011

Hylla A fairness hearing is set to determine whether or not a $160,000 settlement of a 2001 class action against United Life Insurance Co. should stand.

Illinois-American's motion for summary judgment in suffocation suit set for hearing Friday

By Amelia Flood | Jan 11, 2011

VanDorn A summary judgment move filed by Illinois-American Water Company in a wrongful death suit stemming from a man's suffocation in a utility vault will be heard Friday.

Dairy store trip and fall suit settles, had been set for trial Tuesday

By Amelia Flood | Jan 12, 2011

Callis A trip and fall suit filed against the owners of a Farm Fresh dairy store in Granite City is over.

Saline Township, former supervisor's motions to dismiss to be heard

By Amelia Flood | Jan 12, 2011

Tom Maag Another series of moves to dismiss six sexual battery cases against Saline Township and former Supervisor Alvin Steiner will be before Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Thursday.

Defendants hit with $3 million verdict claim judge allowed 'zombie-like' evidence; Seek new trial

By Amelia Flood | Jan 12, 2011

Seymoure Defendants who were hit with a $3 million-plus injury verdict last year in Madison County, argue that "zombie-like" evidence and court rulings unfairly slanted the trial's outcome.

Homeowners sue realtor and agency for allegedly rebuffing offer

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 12, 2011

St. Clair County homeowners are suing their realtor and a local real estate company for allegedly turning away a prospective buyer.

JC Penney, Schindler sued over woman's escalator fall

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 12, 2011

A woman claims she fell down a J.C. Penney escalator backwards when it jerked.

Christway Church in Godfrey sued by woman injured after services

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 12, 2011

A woman has filed suit against a church that she claims failed to properly remove snow and ice from its premises.

St. Clare's sued by visitor who trips over concrete ledge

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 12, 2011

A Madison County woman has filed suit against the non-profit organization that owns the premises where the woman claims she fell over a raised concrete ledge.

Bluestone Group sues over default

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 12, 2011

An Illinois company seeks more than $150,000 from a couple who it claims defaulted on their home payments.

Problem during root canal led to extreme pain, suit says

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 12, 2011

A woman has filed suit against her dentist, alleging a file separation occurred during a root canal, causing her extreme pain.

New Athens accident is subject of suit

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 13, 2011

A St. Clair woman is suing the driver and owner of the car she says crashed into her in New Athens.

Alexander County bar attack is subject of St. Clair County suit

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 13, 2011

A Clinton County man wants to be paid more than $200,000 after allegedly being hit by a bottle during a bar fight in the village of McClure, located in Alexander County.

Shiloh intersection accident subject of suit

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 13, 2011

A St. Clair County man is suing the driver of a car that allegedly crashed into him at a Shiloh intersection.

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