News from August 2018

Widow sues asbestos products manufacturers over husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 31, 2018

A widow blames a group of manufacturers for allegedly exposing her husband to asbestos.

Wrongful death suit filed against Sparta hospital, doctors

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

BENTON — The Sparta Community Hospital and two doctors are being sued after a Pennsylvania man suffered a fatal heart attack.

IADC Defense Counsel Journal releases third quarter issue

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 31, 2018

The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) released its third quarter 2018 Defense Counsel Journal (DCJ) on Aug. 20.

Store owner sues Department of Agriculture over food stamp program disqualification

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

An Alton corner store is fighting a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) decision banning the retailer from accepting food stamps.

Rear-end collision in Collinsville prompts lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

A woman blames another motorist for causing an accident on South Vandalia in Collinsville.

Prisoner's habeas corpus petition denied by appeals court

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 31, 2018

A man serving 60 years in prison for first-degree murder will not receive a hearing to review his case, an appeals court ruled.

Macoupin County woman sues Swift Transportation over collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

A transportation company faces a lawsuit after an employee crashed into a Macoupin County resident's vehicle.

Motorcyclist alleges injuries from defective helmet

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorcycle rider is suing a helmet manufacturer and cycle shop for allegedly failing to distribute helmets that comply with the industry standards.

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