The City of Wood River argues that a grass-cutting lien was placed on a Wood River property under its previous owners and could not have caused slander to the plaintiff in a suit alleging property owners were not properly notified of the liens.
News from January 2019
BELLEVILLE — A wife and husband are suing dozens of companies that used asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence regarding the wife's exposure to cancer-causing materials.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Missouri note holder is suing two Edwardsville borrowers, alleging they owe nearly $5 million for breach of a promissory note.
A former Edwardsville university administrator and a retired judge each have collected more than $3 million in pension payments. Too little paid in with too much taken out is the heart of Illinois’ pension crisis.
Federal Judge J. Phil Gilbert granted partial dismissal in a case alleging sexual harassment against J&S Professional Pharmacy and its owner.
BELLEVILLE — A Caseyville woman is suing Alorton law enforcement officials, alleging false arrest and false imprisonment.
BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County patient is suing a health care providers for allegedly causing her to suffer foot drop and peroneal nerve neurapraxia following surgery.
BENTON – St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson claims a wrongful death trial over the suicide of Bradley Scarpi in jail produced a verdict so small that Scarpi’s estate owes the county $111,513.66 for taking the case to trial.
CHICAGO – Neither a sexual approach by a fellow employee nor generally crude conversation in a workplace constitutes harassment, U.S. Seventh Circuit appeals judges ruled on Dec. 26.
Edwardsville Police Chief Jay Keeven has long subscribed to a simple credo when it comes to the basis on how he thinks law enforcement policies and practices should be enforced.
BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing collision while the plaintiff was pregnant.
A mechanic for the Cahokia School District was awarded $845,542.08 after he allegedly suffered injuries in a Cahokia crash in 2015 and again when he was hit by a bus hood in 2017.
Gleeson: Man admits to making false statements regarding home explosion; Glen Carbon attorney seeks sanctions following alleged threats
St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson entered an order stating that a man made “conclusive judicial admissions” about false statements regarding the circumstances of a home explosion.
BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing dozens of companies that used asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the death of her husband.