News from November 2015

Driver sues over O'Fallon rear-end accident

By Kari Valence | Nov 9, 2015

Woman claims O'Fallan accident caused by other drivers' negligence, sues for medical expenses. Dana Frazer filed a lawsuit Sept. 24 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Jason Kolman claiming his negligence led to an accident causing her injuries.

Clinton County man suffers injuries due to vehicle collision

By Hoang Tran | Nov 9, 2015

A Clinton County man is suing a St. Clair County driver over an auto collision.

O'Fallon man sues alleged intoxicated driver following hit-and-run collision

By Kari Valence | Nov 9, 2015

A man is suing an Waterloo resident claiming he was intoxicated while driving, which caused him to crash into his vehicle.

County board chairmen candidates have dueling plans for reducing property tax levy

By Anna Aguillard | Nov 9, 2015

After Madison County Chairman Alan Dunstan announced a proposed budget that reduces the county’s property tax levy by 2.3 percent, County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler responded that a plan he proposed first goes much further with a 10 percent cut.  

Lawyer wannabes against the First Amendment

By The Madison County Record | Nov 10, 2015

Ever notice how people demanding tolerance are often intolerant?

Fifth District reverses Lopinot’s order granting involuntary dismissal of indemnity contract

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 10, 2015

The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot’s order granting involuntary dismissal of an auctioneer’s claim for contractual indemnity in a wrongful death suit involving a faulty boom truck.

St. Clair County real estate Oct. 26-30

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 10, 2015

A list of recent real estate transactions for St. Clair County. Including Belleville, Cahokia, Caseyville, Collinsville, Dupo, East Carondelet, East St. Louis, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Freeburg, Lebanon, Marissa, Mascoutah, Millstadt, New Athens, New Baden, O’Fallon, Rauscher, St. Libory, Shiloh, Smithton, Swansea and Waterloo.

Madison County real estate Oct. 23-28

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 10, 2015

A list of recent real estate transactions for Madison County. Including Alhambra, Alton, Bethalto, Collinsville, Cottage Hills, East Alton, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Godfrey, Granite City, Hamel, Hartford, Highland, Madison, Maryville, Moro, Pontoon Beach, Roxana, St. Jacob, Troy, Wood River and Worden.

St. Clair County foreclosures Oct. 26-29

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 10, 2015

A list of recent St. Clair County foreclosures. Including Belleville, Cahokia, Centreville, Collinsville, East St. Louis and Millstadt.

Madison County foreclosures Oct. 30-Nov. 4

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 10, 2015

A list of recent Madison County foreclosures. Including Alton, Cottage Hills, Glen Carbon, Granite City, Highland and Wood River.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 18-20

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 10, 2015

Madison County Circuit Judges Matoesian, Mudge, Crowder and Ruth have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for Nov. 18 and 20. Roughly 201 cases will be heard that week.

Storage company claims customer chose not to pay outstanding balance despite scheduled auction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 10, 2015

A Collinsville storage company accused of improperly selling a man’s personal items denies liability, arguing that the man was given notice of the scheduled auction if the outstanding balance was not paid in full.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Nov. 18-20

By Carrie Gonzalez | Nov 10, 2015

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Nov. 18 and 20 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Bar denies liability in suit alleging patron drove vehicle into house

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 10, 2015

A bar and the holder of its liquor license denies liability in a woman’s suit alleging a bar patron became intoxicated and drove her vehicle into the plaintiff’s home.

Madison County motorist sues another driver, alleging negligence in car crash

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Nov 10, 2015

A Madison County motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence in a car collision.

Patient sues Heart Care Group, alleging negligence in treatment

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Nov 10, 2015

A Wood River patient is suing a Madison County medical provider and one of its physicians, alleging failure to properly diagnose and treat his heart condition.

Retaliatory discharge suit at trial in Judge Ruth’s courtroom

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 10, 2015

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth is presiding over a trial this week in a case alleging a man was terminated from Midwest Sanitary Service after he reported his employer for allegedly inappropriately dumping toxic substances.

Former school teacher sues ex-husband's new wife for defamation

By Angelino Menconi | Nov 10, 2015

A former school teacher alleges her ex husband's new wife defamed her and tried to get her fired.

East Alton company sued for allegedly exposing employee to toxins

By Angelino Menconi | Nov 10, 2015

A worker sues an East Alton, Illinois company for his undisclosed exposure to toxic substances.

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