News from July 2014

Supreme Court set to rule on constitutional challenge over state retiree health insurance law

By Bethany Krajelis | Jul 2, 2014

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday is expected to decide whether a law requiring state retirees to start paying premiums for their health insurance is constitutional.

Labcorp sued over man's fall following blood draw

By The Madison County Record | Jul 7, 2014

A Millstadt man claims he suffered severe and permanent injuries when he fell after a blood draw.

Carpal tunnel surgery performed when it was not necessary, suit says

By The Madison County Record | Jul 7, 2014

DureeA medical malpractice complaint has been filed against a Belleville surgeon alleging that a carpal tunnel procedure was performed when it was not required.Plaintiff Samuel Hood says that he has suffered permanent partial paralysis of his right hand, palm, thumb and first and second fingers as a result of surgery performed by Dr. Richard Hehmann on June 28, 2012.According to the complaint filed

McLean County jury returns defense verdict in lung cancer asbestos case

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 7, 2014

WylderA McLean County jury recently entered a verdict in favor of an insulation distributor, seller and installer in a pipefitter’s asbestos lawsuit.On June 19, the jury found in favor defendant Sprinkmann Sons Corporation of Illinois in Circuit Judge Paul Lawrence’s court.Plaintiff Jana Frank, as special administrator of the estate of Charles Goodwin, filed the complaint in February 2008.She alleged

U-turn on I-64 caused accident, suit says

By The Madison County Record | Jul 8, 2014

A man has filed suit against the driver he claims caused a collision on the interstate when he made a U-turn.

Woman claims injuries after driver backs out of O'Fallon driveway

By The Madison County Record | Jul 8, 2014

A woman claims she suffered serious bodily injuries when a driver backed out of a driveway and struck her vehicle.

Woman falls in mud while attending softball tournament, sues Collinsville Extreme Club and CARD

By The Madison County Record | Jul 9, 2014

A woman has filed suit, alleging that while attending a softball tournament in Collinsville she fell on mud attempting to enter a restroom.Terry L. Meyers filed suit June 27 in the Madison County Circuit Court against the Collinsville Area Recreation District and the Collinsville Extreme Club.According to the complaint, Meyers was watching her daughter participate in a fast pitch softball tournament