News from October 2018

Baricevic sues for Democrat county board member seeking reinstatement to IMRF

By Record News | Oct 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County board member Robert Allen Jr. claims the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund improperly terminated him and must reinstate him.

Woman alleges medical staff improperly treated daughter's wart

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 1, 2018

BENTON — A mother alleges Clay Medical Center staff improperly used liquid nitrogen to remove a wart and injured her daughter's finger.

Woman alleges staffing company wrongfully terminated her

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 1, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A former employee is suing a staffing agency for allegedly terminating her after she made a harassment claim.

Bank sues borrowers over unpaid loan

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 1, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A bank is suing two Madison County residents for allegedly failing to make payments on a loan.

Woman sues doctor over trip, fall at office

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County woman are suing a doctor's office and building owners after she allegedly tripped and fell.

Supreme Court denies leave to appeal decision raising doubts on $10 million Monsanto settlement

By Record News | Oct 1, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court has denied leave to appeal an order questioning a $10 million settlement of 11,256 pollution claims against Monsanto in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Woman files slip, fall suit against Schnuck Markets

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 2, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer claims she was injured when she slipped and fell at a Godfrey supermarket.

IDOT worker fired for attempting to hire fellow Democrat - a county board member - sues Rauner admin

By Record News | Oct 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Former Illinois Department of Transportation human resources manager Shelly Shevlin of Freeburg, who lost her job after an ethics investigation, seeks reinstatement in St. Clair County circuit court.

Man convicted of murder claims counsel did not interview all witnesses

By Mary Ann Magnell | Oct 2, 2018

A man convicted of murder should receive a hearing on his claims of ineffective assistance of counsel, an appeals court ruled.

Collision suit at trial in Madison County

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 2, 2018

A lawsuit involving a crash at the intersection of Route 143 and South Moreland Road is at trial in Madison County Associate Judge Thomas Chapman’s courtroom.

Request for new medical malpractice trial against pediatrician denied; Ruth: 'The parties received a fair trial'

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 2, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied a patient’s request for a new trial following a defense verdict in a medical malpractice suit against an Alton pediatrician.

Passenger alleges injuries from Granite City crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 2, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger alleges he was injured when a motorist crashed into a tree.

Limousine company sued over East St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A limousine passenger s suing the company following a crash in East St. Louis.

St. Clair, Madison and Monroe county Democrat committees getting fuel from Pritzker tank

By Ann Maher | Oct 2, 2018

Local Democrat organizations have benefited from big money flowing from candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker who has invested $104 million of his personal wealth into election efforts this season.

AFSCME funnels union dues to Mike Madigan

By Mailee Smith, Illinois Policy Institute | Oct 2, 2018

State records show AFSCME Council 31 funnels membership dues into its political action committee, which just gave a record-breaking $767,800 donation to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan.

Woman sues doctor following hysterectomy

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims a physician did not property diagnose her endometriosis, causing a hysterectomy.

Insurer sues tenant following fire at Carmi property

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 2, 2018

BENTON — A landlord's insurance company accuses a tenant of causing a fire.

Anti-retention efforts aimed at St. Clair County judges; Gleeson pushes back

By John Sammon | Oct 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Movements are underway in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit to oust two judges from office, alleging unfair and unethical conduct.

Is Robert Allen Jr. working hard or hardly working?

By The Madison County Record | Oct 3, 2018

In New Orleans, they know the story of the good old boy who loved to fish and had a dream job. He went fishing every day. Sometimes he brought home an ice chest full of catfish, bass, red snappers, or trout. Other times he caught nothing at all, but he’d had a nice relaxing day in his Jon boat out on the water.

Madison County civil docket Oct. 8-12

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 3, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Ruth, Mudge and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Oct. 8-12.

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