News from November 2018

Glen Carbon property owners allege buyers breached contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 28, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Glen Carbon property owners are suing the buyers for allegedly failing to make payments.

Alton fitness center seeks to dismiss suit alleging customer died after using hot tub

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

An Alton fitness center seeks to dismiss a wrongful death suit after the plaintiff allegedly failed to schedule an on-site inspection of a hot tub that a customer allegedly used before he died.

Employees Community Fund of Boeing dismissed from suit alleging teen electrocuted from faulty outlet

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

The Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis was voluntarily dismissed from a suit alleging a 19-year-old was electrocuted when he attempted to plug a vacuum pump into a faulty outlet, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Property owner seeks $400,000 from insurer following Worden fire

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A property owner is suing his insurer for allegedly refusing to pay a claim following a fire.

Motorist sues truck driver over fatal November 2017 crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 29, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Another motorist is suing truck driver Mohamed Yussuf Jama following a multi-vehicle fatal collision in November 2017.

Class certification hearing set in suit over Alton grass-cutting liens

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A hearing on class certification has been set for next week in a lawsuit alleging the City of Alton failed to deliver grass-cutting liens personally or by certified mail.

Property owner seeks to dismiss woman's trip, fall suit; Defendant alleges plaintiff was injured in fight while intoxicated

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A Wood River property owner is asking the court to dismiss a woman’s complaint as sanction for discovery violations in a suit alleging she tripped on a hole on the defendant’s property.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown promotes 16 to counsel worldwide

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 16 lawyers worldwide to counsel.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown promotes 34 to partner worldwide

By Press release submission | Nov 29, 2018

Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 34 lawyers worldwide to partner.

Woman dismisses suit alleging movers lost, damaged property

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A woman who alleged a moving company lost or damaged her belongings voluntarily dismissed the complaint.

Policy holder alleges insurer denied long-term disability benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

BENTON — A policy holder is suing her insurer for allegedly terminating her benefits.

Federal mortgage agency sues over past-due payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

BENTON — The federal government is suing St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital and a woman for allegedly failing to make payments on a Beech Street property.

Suit alleges Golconda residents failed to make payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

BENTON — A legal note holder is suing Golconda residents for allegedly failing to make payments.

Debt collectors accused of unfair practices

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

BENTON — A man alleges he was harassed by a debt collector after his debts were discharged in bankruptcy.

Fields prosecutor delivers new test results after repeatedly telling judge discovery was complete

By Record News | Nov 30, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A blood spatter analysis in the murder of Carl Silas wasn't ordered until three weeks after the first trial of David Fields ended in a mistrial in July.

Suit alleges man died after being hit by car

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 30, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An estate administrator alleges a man died after he was hit by a vehicle in Godfrey.

Township moves toward setting levy to $0, but calls for returning surplus to taxpayers resisted

By John Breslin | Nov 30, 2018

Collinsville Township Board of Trustees is moving towards a levy of zero next year, but a majority of its board members are resisting calls to deliver surplus money back to tax payers.

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