News from July 2012

Convenience store sues village of Cahokia, mayor over liquor license

By Bethany Krajelis | Jul 2, 2012

Village of Cahokia Mayor Gary Cornwell The Quick Stop Food Shop in St. Clair County has sued the village of Cahokia and Mayor Gary Cornwell for pulling its liquor license in March.

Gateway Regional Medical Center responds to mother's personal injury lawsuit

By Christina Stueve | Jul 2, 2012

Potter Defendant Gateway Regional Medical Center filed a motion to dismiss June 27 after being sued by the mother of a minor child who alleges her son was raped there. The hospital is being sued for allegedly attempting to conceal the event by eradicating evidence.

Attorney fires back at other attorney over alleged debt allegations

By Christina Stueve | Jul 2, 2012

Bitzer Defendant William Berry filed a motion to dismiss June 26 after being sued by a Collinsville attorney.

Ruth continues bike rider's case against Agency for Community Transit

By Christina Stueve | Jul 2, 2012

Ohl Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth continued a hearing Friday in a lawsuit over a man's claim he fell more than 10 feet when he tumbled off a road while riding his bicycle, when he thought the road ended in a bike trail.

Quinn OKs cuts to probation funding in Supreme Court's budget

By Bethany Krajelis | Jul 3, 2012

Dallas Probation departments throughout the state managed to avoid additional cuts under the Illinois Supreme Court's Fiscal Year 2013 budget this past weekend.

Mudge continues lawsuit over defective cabinets

By Christina Stueve | Jul 3, 2012

Meadows Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge on June 27 continued a lawsuit over allegedly defective kitchen cabinets until Aug. 22.

Lawyer sues insurance company over hail damage

By Christina Stueve | Jul 3, 2012

Reda An attorney from Edwardsville filed a lawsuit June 25 in Madison County against State Farm Insurance after the company allegedly refused to pay damages for his St. Louis home after the roof sustained hail damage.

SIUE employee claims poor architecture and construction caused her injuries

By Christina Stueve | Jul 5, 2012

Matoesian An Edwardsville woman filed suit June 25 in Madison County Court against FGM Architects-Engineers Inc. and Williams Brothers Construction Inc.

Accident in Alton injures man's neck, head and shoulders

By Christina Stueve | Jul 5, 2012

Roth A Madison County man is suing a Madison County woman for rear-ending his vehicle June 30, 2010, in Alton.

Matoesian resets CMC in woman's slip 'n fall suit against Wal-Mart

By Christina Stueve | Jul 5, 2012

Bradley Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian on June 27 reset a case management conference to the next available date in a woman's case against Wal-Mart after she claims she was hurt from falling on the wet floor while shopping.

Plaintiff to respond to discovery in case over membership at rec club

By Christina Stueve | Jul 5, 2012

Berry Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge on June 27 granted the defendant's motion to compel discovery in a lawsuit over a lost membership at the Collinsville Recreation Club.

Settlements in Yaz litigation continue, mediator is 'cautiously optimistic' that end is in sight

By Bethany Krajelis | Jul 5, 2012

Herndon About 1,500 of the 9,000-plus lawsuits filed in federal court in East St. Louis over the oral contraceptives Yasmin and Yaz have been settled, said Chief U.S. District Judge David Herndon.

Pay-to-visit porn website sues hacker for accessing content

By Christina Stueve | Jul 5, 2012

Callis An adult entertainment website has filed suit against a Madison County resident, for allegedly hacking into the company's sexually explicit material.

Republicans ask Illinois SC to reconsider denial of redistricting challenge

By Bethany Krajelis | Jul 6, 2012

Cross The state's top Republican leaders on Thursday asked the Illinois Supreme Court to reconsider its June decision denying their attempt to revive a constitutional challenge to the Democratic-drawn legislative maps.

O'Fallon School District 203 seeks summary judgment

By Christina Stueve | Jul 6, 2012

Falb O'Fallon Township High School has requested summary judgment in response to a woman's claim that the school allegedly withheld information about a former teacher's history of inappropriate relationships with students.

Customer injured while opening door for others sues Highland McDonald's

By Andrea Dearden | Jul 9, 2012

The owner of a Highland fast food restaurant is being sued by a customer who says she broke her leg.

Route 111 accident causes injuries, suit says

By Andrea Dearden | Jul 9, 2012

Darr A Madison County man says he was hurt when another driver crashed into him at an intersection in Pontoon Beach.

Bethalto construction company blamed for Olin employee's parking lot injuries

By Andrea Dearden | Jul 9, 2012

Marcus A Bethalto construction company is being sued for allegedly hurting an employee of an East Alton ammunition company.

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