News from September 2012

Be quiet, Stevie, and you'll get a big lollipop!

By The Madison County Record | Sep 1, 2012

If you're not careful, you're liable to teach your children the wrong lessons.

Woman claims O'Fallon mobile home was uninhabitable in suit against Progressive Property

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 4, 2012

Berry An O'Fallon woman is asking for her money back after the mobile home she rented was allegedly found to be filthy and unlivable.

State Farm sues uninsured motorist to recover auto claim

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 4, 2012

A Mississippi man is accused of being under-insured after allegedly causing a car crash in Fairview Heights.

Surgical staples caused pain, med mal complaint alleges

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 4, 2012

Gras A St. Clair County woman says the staples used in her stomach surgery caused her a great deal of pain and is suing her Belleville doctors for allegedly failing to figure out why.

Fourth District reverses $17.8 million verdict in asbestos conspiracy case

By Bethany Krajelis | Sep 4, 2012

Simpson A split panel of the Fourth District Appellate Court has reversed a $17.8 million verdict in a McLean County asbestos conspiracy case, saying the lower court erred in denying the defendants' motions for a judgment notwithstanding the verdict.

Candidates, campaigns and constituents: We want to hear from you

By The Madison County Record | Sep 4, 2012

With Labor Day behind us and just nine weeks to go until Election Day, campaigns are now switching in to high gear.

Driver's case against hospital settles through mediation on eve of trial

By Christina Stueve Hodges | Sep 4, 2012

Behr A trial scheduled to begin Tuesday in Madison County over a delivery driver's case against Gateway Regional Medical Center has been mediated and settled.

Modular home builder Contempri Homes sued by customer

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 5, 2012

A St. Clair County man is suing the builder of his modular home claiming it failed to provide what was promised.

Supreme Court sets docket for September term; Arguments over St. Clair forum case slated

By Bethany Krajelis | Sep 5, 2012

Gavin The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments this month in a St. Clair County asbestos case over forum.

Portrait studio worker claims retaliatory discharge

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 5, 2012

A St. Clair County portrait studio is accused of firing one of its employees after she complained about the company's working conditions.

Altercation with car repossessor was in self-defense, defendant answers

By Christina Stueve Hodges | Sep 5, 2012

A Granite City repossession company claims any physical contact between a Jefferson County, Mo. man and any individual defendant "was incidental or in self-defense."

Ravanelli's sued by customer who trips on parking lot speed bump

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 6, 2012

Gorman A man has filed suit against the restaurant where he claims he tripped and fell on a speed bump in the parking lot.

Norfolk Southern sued over trackman's knee injuries

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 6, 2012

A former railroad worker claims he sustained knee injuries after enduring repetitive trauma throughout his career.

Gateway Regional and doctors sued over alleged overdose of pain reliever

By Kelly Holleran | Sep 6, 2012

The wife of a recently deceased man seeks more than $1 million from doctors and the hospital where she says her husband died of an alleged overdose on a pain reliever.

Driver claims he was rear-ended on Route 15

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 6, 2012

A St. Clair County man says he was rear-ended while driving in Belleville.

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