News from June 2017

St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in Gleeson's court in medical malpractice suit alleging misdiagnosed spinal injury

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 1, 2017

A St. Clair County jury returned a verdict in favor of all four defendant medical professionals on Wednesday in Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson's courtroom in a suit alleging they failed to recognize the severity of a patient's spinal injury. 

Kelley denies reconsideration of Van Hoose misdemeanor assault finding

By Record News | Jun 1, 2017

St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley denied reconsideration of an order finding Brad Van Hoose guilty of misdemeanor assault.

Widow alleges employer failed to make union benefit payments, causing lapse in health insurance coverage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A widower is suing Maul Excavating Inc., Daniel Maul and unknown defendants, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

Woman claims driver struck her car as she exited Wood River Wal-Mart

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing driver Jacob Jacoby, alleging his negligent driving caused a 2016 crash and injuries in Wood River.

Suit alleges CR Property Investments, owner rented to tenants despite black mold

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A family is suing Rashaad Robinson, CR Property Investments LLC, CR Investments LLC and Robinson Realty, alleging that their rental property in Alton contained harmful mold

Woman alleges she tripped on sign at Pontoon Beach McDonald's

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A patron is suing Estel Foods Inc., McDonald's Store No. 11279, McDonald's and James Estel Williams Jr., alleging she tripped, fell and suffered injuries at the restaurant due to negligence.

Ameren employee accused of causing Wood River collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — An individual is suing Ameren Illinois Company and driver David A. Hall, claiming that his car was struck by Hall's in an intersection.

Suit claims former Roxana school bus driver contracted terminal illness from benzene exposure

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A surviving spouse is suing Rust-Oleum Corporation, Turtle Wax Inc. and numerous unknown individuals, alleging that products they manufacture contributed to his wife's death.

Driver alleges injuries from 2015 rear-end crash on US 40

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, alleging she was injured due to negligence in a 2015 crash in Madison County.

St. Louis man allegedly liable for 2015 crash at Stratford Lane and Maryville Road

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A Granite City driver is suing another motorist, claiming that he is responsible for a 2015 wreck and injuries.

Alton tenant allegedly left stove on, caused fire

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton housing community is suing a tenant, alleging negligence in failing to monitor a stove while it was in use.

Passenger sues motorist following 2015 collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing the driver of the car he was riding in, alleging negligence for causing a crash that injured him.

Motorist allegedly ran stop sign, caused crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, claiming the defendant struck her vehicle and caused injuries after running a stop sign.

District Court throws out sexual harassment case from nurse against employer Wexford

By Sara McCleary | Jun 2, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has granted summary judgment in favor of defendants Wexford Health Sources and a supervisor in a sexual harassment case.

District Court grants summary judgment for East St. Louis strip club in discrimination case

By Chandra Lye | Jun 2, 2017

BENTON — Summary judgment has been granted for an employer by a district court in a case of alleged workplace discrimination.

Edwardsville attorney Walton named president of Madison County Bar Association

By Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro | Jun 2, 2017

Attorney Troy Walton of Walton Telken & Foster in Edwardsville has been named president of the Madison County Bar Association.

DUI arrest report on Wigginton indicates former federal prosecutor not able to complete field sobriety tests

By Record News | Jun 2, 2017

A Troy police report detailing the DUI arrest of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton, indicates he had almost made it home when he was stopped at around 10 p.m. on May 23.

Carpenter alleges stack of tube piling crushed legs while working in Granite City

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 5, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A man whose legs were crushed in a workplace incident two years ago in Granite City is suing several contractors involved in the project.

Former Lutheran Child and Family Services employee claims racial discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 5, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois for allegedly terminating her employment because of her race. 

Passenger alleges injuries from rear-end collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 5, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing another driver, alleging that she was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended by the defendant last August.

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