News from November 2017

Man alleges 3M Co., Mine Safety Appliances Co. respirators failed to protect him from silica dust

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 7, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A former Caterpillar employee alleges that respirators provided for his use during his employment failed to protect him from silica dust.

Madison County foreclosures Oct. 26-31

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Nov 7, 2017

There were seventeen foreclosures in Madison County from Oct. 26-31

Madison County real estate Oct. 25-31

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Nov 7, 2017

An Edwardsville property sold for more than $655,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Oct. 25-31.

St. Clair County foreclosures Oct. 25-31

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 7, 2017

There were 13 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Oct. 25-31.

St. Clair County real estate Oct. 25-31

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 7, 2017

A Shiloh commercial property was sold for nearly $5 million as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 13-17

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2017

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Ruth, Matoesian, Dugan and Crowder have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for Nov. 13-17.

Proper controls needed for contingency fee-based litigation

By The Madison County Record | Nov 7, 2017

As we confront the toll that opioid addiction has had on the public health and safety of our community, what should we expect from our elected officials in their handling of this high stakes problem?

Student alleges instructor at Edwardsville Hot Yoga made unwanted physical contact

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges that he was subjected to unwanted sexual advances by a yoga instructor.

Patient allegess doctor failed to perform proper tests for eye condition

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A patient alleges she has lost sight in her right eye because of a physician's and medical facilities' alleged failure to perform certain tests.

Long John Silvers patron alleges liquid around soda machine caused fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 7, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges she fell at a Wood River restaurant because of liquid on the floor.

Appeals court: State must give union workers their pay raises while negotiating new contract

By Scott Holland | Nov 7, 2017

The Fifth District Appellate Court dealt Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner a setback Nov. 6 by ruling in favor of union employees on the question of stepped salary increases, saying whether or not there is a collective bargaining agreement in place, the union workers are owed the regular pay raises, which the state hasn't paid since a contract expired in 2015.

Duebbert will plead not guilty to felony sexual abuse charges; Lawyer says 'because he's not guilty'

By Record News | Nov 7, 2017

Prosecutors who failed for a year to build a case that St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert obstructed justice in a murder investigation now charge that he committed four crimes last year in a different case.

Consumer accuses Pekin Insurance Co. of fraud over denial of hail damage claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – A Caseyville man alleges his auto insurer denied his claim for hail damages and wrongfully accused him of making fraudulent statements.

Company sues general contractors following plant shutdown

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A company is suing general contractors for allegedly failing to provide a fully functioning automation system, causing plant shutdown. 

Consumer claims instant soups not all natural as advertised

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County consumer alleges a brand of instant soup is falsely advertised as all natural.

White Castle denies liability in employee’s suit alleging video shared without consent

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2017

White Castle argues that an employee failed to wear protective gear when working with a fryer and then proceeded to remove her pants in a public place, which she knew was under video surveillance.

Man alleges asbestos exposure through Ford Motor Corp., others caused cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 8, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A former laborer and teacher alleges exposure to asbestos caused him to develop lung cancer.

Motorist sues over Mississippi Avenue collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 8, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A Cahokia man alleges he was injured when a Sauget driver struck his vehicle in St. Clair County.

Former BNSF Railway alleges cancer diagnosis was caused by asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 8, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A man formerly employed by BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop cancer.

Patient accuses Belleville physician of touching her inappropriately

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A patient alleges that a Belleville doctor touched her in an inappropriate manner during a procedure.

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