News from 2012

Couple seeks $900K over warped cabinets; Plaintiff was head of victims' advocacy group

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2012

Unsell Two Edwardsville residents allege they will be forced to pay more than $30,000 to replace cabinets that they say began warping after only a few years of use.

Woman claims injuries as motorcycle passenger

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2012

A Missouri woman has filed suit against the drivers who she claims caused a motorcycle collision, resulting in injuries to her right and left legs.

Celtic Insurance sued by woman over un-reimbursed medical costs

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2012

Darr A Madison County woman claims her health insurance company refuses to reimburse her for medical costs she incurred after a trip to the hospital.

J&J Ventures sues to recover $400K debt

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2012

An Illinois company claims an East Alton man owes it more than $400,000 in unpaid debt.

Courthouse patrons no longer allowed to bring food, drink or cell phones into courthouse

By Christina Stueve | Jan 2, 2012

Hertz Madison County Sheriff Robert Hertz issues new order, preventing courthouse patrons from bringing food, drink or cell phones in to the courthouse.

Sandberg Phoenix opens fifth office in Alton; Tom Long to manage

By The Madison County Record | Jan 3, 2012

Long Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C., a full-service law firm headquartered in St. Louis, has announced that J. Thomas Long has joined the firm and will open a new office in Alton.

Roofing company files motion to dismiss Liberty Insurance suit

By Christina Stueve | Jan 3, 2012

Mudge The owner of a Granite City roofing company has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of failing to pay an insurance premium.

Chicago lawyers enter appearance as attorneys for Wal-Mart in work comp lawsuit

By Christina Stueve | Jan 3, 2012

Cerven Norma W. Zeitler and Jennifer Cervin of the Chicago law firm Barnes & Thornburg have entered their appearance as attorneys for defendant Wal-Mart on Dec. 27.

Fourth District tosses $5.5 million McLean County asbestos conspiracy verdict

By Steve Korris | Jan 3, 2012

Knecht SPRINGFIELD – Five months after Fourth District appellate judges reversed a McLean County jury's asbestos conspiracy verdict against Honeywell International, another panel of the same court tossed out another conspiracy verdict against Honeywell.

Rear-end accident on 157 is subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2012

A man has filed suit against the driver who he claims rear-ended his vehicle.

Tattoo artist sues Alton cop claiming battery and trespass

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2012

Falb An Alton police officer entered a tattoo artist's workplace in an attempt to serve a subpoena and ended up assaulting the artist, according to recently filed court documents.

Collinsville and Ameren sued by man who falls in sidewalk hole

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2012

A man has filed suit against the city of Collinsville and Illinois Power after he claims he fell in a hole Illinois Power had drilled in the middle of a sidewalk.

Progressive Preferred sued by couple over ER medical bills

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 4, 2012

An Edwardsville couple is suing a Madison County insurance company they claim failed to reimburse medical bills as promised.

Edwardsville Moto Mart sued by customer over icy walkway

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 4, 2012

Glisson A Madison County man is suing the owners and operators of an Edwardsville convenience store, claiming he slipped and fell on an icy walkway.

Man claims sister's throat slashed by husband in wrongful death lawsuit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2012

Brown The brother of a recently deceased woman claims in recently filed court documents that her husband killed her by slitting her throat.

Mouse in Mountain Dew case goes viral

By Ann Maher | Jan 4, 2012

A Madison County personal injury lawsuit involving a dead mouse and a can of Mountain Dew has drawn international headlines.

Shooting at East St. Louis nightclub results in suit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 5, 2012

Langdon and Emison An East St. Louis man claims he sustained kidney injuries after he was shot at an East St. Louis night club.

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