News from September 2014

Route 40 rear-end crash leads to suit

By The Madison County Record | Sep 1, 2014

A man and his wife say the man sustained significant pain and suffering after a driver rear-ended their vehicle.Timothy and Rhonda Rosenthal filed a lawsuit Aug. 22 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Elizabeth Vermillion.In their complaint, the Rosenthals say Timothy Rosenthal drove north on Illinois State Highway 40 near Amberwood Drive in Madison County on Feb. 13, when he stopped to make

Driver accused of striking stopped vehicle in Collinsville

By The Madison County Record | Sep 1, 2014

FernandezA woman has filed suit against the driver she claims rear-ended her vehicle while she was stopped at a red light.Cecilia Gutierrez filed suit Aug. 21 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Blake Richter.According to the complaint, the plaintiff was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Bluff Road and Collinsville Road on Sept. 27, when defendant Richter, who was driving a 2009

Splash City paint contractor denies liability for chipped paint

By Ann Maher | Sep 1, 2014

A paint contractor being sued over work performed on water slides at Splash City Family Waterpark in Collinsville denies responsibility for chipped paint.

Driver in Granite City accident accused of failing to reduce speed

By The Madison County Record | Sep 1, 2014

A man says he suffered internal and external injuries when a driver failed to control his speed and caused a collision.

Wal-Mart denies liability in slip and fall suit

By Ann Maher | Sep 2, 2014

DeFrancoWal-Mart is denying liability involving a customer's injuries as alleged in a Madison County lawsuit.David Grah sued in April saying he slipped and fell on a wet foreign substance, which resulted in an injury requiring back surgery.Grah, represented by Michael P. Glisson of Williamson, Webster, Falb and Glisson in Alton, claims he sustained back, neck, lower back, hip and right elbow injuries

Politico article suggests DCCC may be losing interest in Callis campaign

By David Yates | Sep 3, 2014

Callis is joined by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) at a campaign event in Urbana Tuesday.

Swansea accident causes physical and emotional pain, suit says

By The Madison County Record | Sep 4, 2014

A woman alleges she suffered great mental and emotional pain when a driver struck the vehicle in which she was riding.Bonnie L. Horn filed a lawsuit Aug. 21 in St. Clair County Circuit court against Bradley J. Smith.In her complaint, Horn says she was riding in a 2008 Ford Mustang, which was traveling south on Lebanon Avenue near its intersection with North Gilbert Street in Swansea on Sept. 26, 2012,

Rear-end accident on Frank Scott Parkway West leads to suit

By The Madison County Record | Sep 4, 2014

A man has filed suit against the driver whom he alleges rear-ended his vehicle.Michael A. Dill filed a lawsuit Aug. 25 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Kirsten P. Tompkins.In his complaint, Dill says he was stopped in traffic on Frank Scott Parkway West at Mount Pleasant Road in Belleville on June 19, 2013, when Tompkins, who was driving behind him, rear-ended his vehicle.Due to the collision,

Driver crossed center lane on State Street in O'Fallon, suit claims

By The Madison County Record | Sep 4, 2014

Two men have filed suit against the driver who they allege struck their vehicles in a head-on collision.

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