News from May 2012

Ladder collapse causes injuries, claims suit against Totall Metal

By Kelly Holleran | May 4, 2012

A man has filed suit against the company where he claims he was working when he fell from a ladder that collapsed.

Med mal complaint against St. Anthony's claims doctor failed to intubate patient

By Kelly Holleran | May 4, 2012

A man has filed suit against the doctor who he claims caused him brain damage when the doctor failed to adequately treat him after he arrived at the hospital unresponsive.

Five sue over rear-end collision in Alton

By Kelly Holleran | May 4, 2012

Five people claim they sustained head and neck injuries after a driver collided with the vehicle in which they were riding.

Couple seeks $182K over unpaid loan

By Andrea Dearden | May 4, 2012

Beseau A New Athens man is accused of owing more than $182,000 to a St. Clair County couple after he allegedly failed to pay off a loan.

Insurer sued over policyholder's under-insured coverage

By Andrea Dearden | May 4, 2012

Members of a St. Clair County family say an insurance carrier refuses to negotiate a settlement after they were allegedly hurt in a crash with an underinsured driver in Belleville.

A person of good name, fame and reputation

By The Madison County Record | May 6, 2012

If you've ever been accused of stealing, you know what a distressing experience it is.

Cabinet maker claims exposure to toxic chemicals

By Andrea Dearden | May 7, 2012

Carlson A man who works for a Clinton County cabinet company says he developed respiratory problems after he was exposed to toxic chemicals in the machinery.

Garbage truck driver sued over pedestrian's fatal injuries

By Andrea Dearden | May 7, 2012

The driver of a waste disposal truck is accused of killing a St. Clair County man who was crossing the street in East St. Louis.

Business partner accused of taking over development company; Suit seeks 25 years of pay back

By Andrea Dearden | May 7, 2012

Cates A man accused of illegally taking over a Monroe County development venture is being asked to pay back all of the money he made during a 25-year-partnership.

Karmeier to administer oath to new attorneys

By Christina Stueve | May 7, 2012

Karmeier Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier will administer the attorney's oath to 96 new lawyers who will be admitted to practice in Illinois on Thursday.

Maryville police officer's suit over car wreck at trial in Hylla's court

By Christina Stueve | May 7, 2012

Hylla Officer suing woman for striking his vehicle while making a traffic stop

Trial this week in Matoesian's courtroom over 2010 car wreck

By Christina Stueve | May 8, 2012

Glisson A trial started Monday in Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian's courtroom over a 2010 car wreck on the intersection of College and Jackson Avenues in Alton.

Anderson Hospital and doctor sued over surgery-related injury

By Kelly Holleran | May 8, 2012

A woman has filed suit against a doctor at Anderson Hospital, alleging she sustained a tear in her hip during a surgery.

Memorial patient claims employees allegedly caused him to break femur

By Kelly Holleran | May 8, 2012

A man claims doctors at Protestant Memorial Medical Center caused him to sustain a broken left leg.

Car accident plaintiff awarded $40K by Madison County jury

By Christina Stueve | May 8, 2012

Glisson Glisson requested the jury award Wallace, 84, $103,407 during closing arguments. Allstate Insurance Company offered $3,000 before the trial and increased the number to $10,000 during the trial. Glisson's settlement demand was $20,000.

Driver accused of rear-ending vehicle on Greenmount Road

By Andrea Dearden | May 8, 2012

A St. Clair County woman is suing the driver of the car that allegedly rear-ended her while she was driving in Shiloh.

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