News from February 2017

R.P. Lumber claims contractor never made payments on materials

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County lumber company is suing a contracting company and its owner, citing alleged breach of contract.

Belleville woman accuses O'Fallon Ford dealer of fraud

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville woman is suing Auffenberg Ford North Inc., citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Walnut Hill woman says assisted living facility violated FMLA when it ended her employment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Walnut Hill woman is suing her former employer, an assisted living center, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Mother sues driver who allegedly hit son while walking

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A mother is suing a driver, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent her son's injuries.

This is one fever we'd like to catch

By The Madison County Record | Feb 14, 2017

Sometimes a fever's a good thing, a natural, therapeutic response to disease. Our state is sick and could use a cleansing fever.

Four reasons Illinoisans can't weather another tax increase

By Michael Lucci, Illinois Policy Institute | Feb 14, 2017

Lawmakers need to look at the state’s major spending drivers instead of increasing taxes, which will continue to drive more people out of the state.

Madison County real estate Jan. 27-31

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

A St. Jacob property sold for $660,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Ja. 27-31.

Madison County foreclosures Feb. 3-10

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

There were 19 foreclosures in Madison County from Feb. 3-10.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 2-3

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

There were four foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 2-3

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 1-7

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

A Freeburg home sold for $375,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 1-7.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Feb. 24

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

The Madison County asbestos motion docket is scheduled for Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County civil docket Feb. 21-24

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

The Madison County civil docket is scheduled for Feb. 21-24 at various times with Circuit Judges Crowder, Ruth, Mudge, Hylla and Matoesian.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Feb. 20

By Carrie Gonzalez | Feb 14, 2017

Only one case is scheduled on the Madison County asbestos jury docket for Feb. 20 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Union Pacific employee alleges injuries while using de-clipping tool

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A trackman for Union Pacific alleges he sustained injuries while using a de-clipping tool.

Vehicle service contract seller accused of failing to pay

By Michael Abella | Feb 14, 2017

BELLEVILLE — Marathon Administrative is suing a vehicle service contract seller for allegedly retaining funds and failing to pay.

Shopper alleges injuries from slip, fall at grocery store

By Michael Abella | Feb 14, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A shopper is suing a grocery store after she allegedly slipped and fell on ice.

Former tenant accuses landlord, insurer of conspiracy to defraud

By Michael Abella | Feb 14, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — An Edwardsville woman is suing suing State Farm and her landlord for allegedly wrongfully accusing her of vandalism in an attempt to remedy a code violation.

Special prosecutor's cases have included bargained down charges in St. Clair County

By Record News | Feb 15, 2017

A review of St. Clair County cases handled by special prosecutor David Rands shows that he has bargained charges of driving under the influence down to trivial traffic tickets.

Golfer files amended complaint after Mudge partially granted dismissal in suit over tournament handicap rules

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 15, 2017

After Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge partially granted Sunset Hills Country Club’s motion to dismiss a Granite City physician’s lawsuit over handicapped golf rules, the plaintiff filed an amended complaint alleging he suffered severe emotional distress after being suspended and threatened with sanctions.

Godfrey attorney seeks to dismiss legal malpractice suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 15, 2017

Attorney Tammy Julian of Farrell Hamilton & Julian in Godfrey seeks to dismiss amended legal malpractice complaints alleging she negligently prepared a trust.

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