News from January 2013

Cosmetics saleswoman sues Dillard's over alleged verbal assault and detention

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 2, 2013

A cosmetics saleswoman says she was verbally assaulted and detained without cause by employees of a Fairveiw Heights department store.

Mop and Bucket cleaner claims she was fired for complaining about compensation

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 2, 2013

A Cahokia woman says she was fired from her cleaning job after she complained to her supervisor about improper compensation.

Slip and fall at St. Elizabeth's leads to suit

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2013

A Belleville hospital is accused of negligence for allowing ice to form on a parking lot, allegedly causing a man to slip and fall.   

South Roxana refinery worker claims he was victim of racial harassment

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2013

An employee of a South Roxana oil refinery says for more than a decade he was the victim of racial harassment and a hostile work environment.

Memorial Hospital named in slip and fall suit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 3, 2013

A woman has suffered severe injuries after she fell on a sidewalk outside Memorial Hospital in Belleville, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

ESL demolition workers sue city officials over retaliation for reporting harassment

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 3, 2013

Two former East St. Louis demolition department workers claim various city officials spread rumors about them, which cost them their jobs, in retaliation for their reports of sexual harassment.

Swansea Rehab employee says she lost job after filing work comp claim

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 3, 2013

A woman claims she lost her job after she attempted to file for workers’ compensation benefits.

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