News from January 2015

Love Construction and Remodeling named in claim for allegedly failing to pay insurance policy

By Ben Hart | Jan 2, 2015

Travelers Property Casualty Company of America is suing a construction company for allegedly failing to pay its insurance policy premium.

Woman files lawsuit against driver who struck her while allegedly looking at radio

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2015

A woman alleges a driver who was fiddling with his car radio rear-ended her vehicle.Rosalyn Mullins-Holmes filed a lawsuit Dec. 17 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Adam T. Sprague.According to the complaint, Mullins-Holmes was driving her 2004 Toyota Tundra north on Old Collinsville Road in St. Clair on Dec. 21, 2012, when Sprague took his eyes off the road and rear-ended her.Because of the

East St. Louis sued by woman claiming apartment building was torn down without permission

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2015

A woman alleges the city of East St. Louis tore down her apartment building without her permission.

Development company files suit over alleged unpaid insurance claims

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 2, 2015

A development company alleges its insurance companies refuse to fully pay for damages caused to its property after various incidents.

Sheila Cruz vs. the Lime-A-Rita

By The Madison County Record | Jan 5, 2015

St. Louis-based brewer Anheuser-Busch describes its Bud Light Lime-A-Rita as having “the great taste of a margarita with a twist of Bud Light Lime for a delightfully refreshing finish.”The beverage's list of ingredients include water, barley malt, dextrose syrup, corn or rice, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, sodium citrate, natural and artificial flavors, caramel color, hop extract, and yeas

'Hellhole' report stokes prejudice and fear

By The Madison County Record | Jan 5, 2015

To the Editor:The intentionally distorted and deceptively titled ‘Judicial Hellhole Report’ has been re-packaged and rolled out once again by the American Tort Reform Association as part of ATRA’s ongoing campaign to stoke prejudice and fear, and warp public understanding of our legal system.ATRA is a major, well-funded front group working to undermine the civil justice system in order to help corporate

Woman alleges injuries in collision

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 5, 2015

A motorist has filed suit against the driver whom she alleges struck her vehicle.

Passenger files lawsuit against driver who allegedly swerved off road

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 5, 2015

A passenger alleges she suffered serious and permanent injuries after a driver swerved off the road and struck a guardrail.

Memorial Hospital sued by man using bike in physical therapy treatment

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 5, 2015

A man and his wife have filed suit against Protestant Memorial Medical Center, alleging the man suffered injuries while using an upright bike.James Shaw and Donna Shaw allege James Shaw was using an upright bike as part of the medical center's physical therapy services when he sustained various injuries.According to the complaint filed Dec. 17 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, James Shaw suffered

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