New Lawsuits: Tuesday, Nov. 30

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 30, 2004

Tuesday’s Civil Division filings

Teresa Stephens v. USF Insurance Company
J-Byron; PA-Rod Pitts

  • Stephens is seeking an amount in excess of $50,000 due to an Aug. 19 fire that destroyed property located at 20-29 Wood River Avenue and allegedly killed tenant Douglas Kibby. According to the complaint, USF Insurance denied coverage for non-payment.
    04 L 1318

    Michelle L. Jones v. Patricia M. Fitchett
    J-Moran; PA-Robert W. Bosslet
  • Case file was not available. Check next week's MCR for details.
    04 L 1319

    Aaron Springman v. Donald C. Pilger Jr.
    J-Matoesian; PA-Robert J. Edmonds
  • Springman claims Pilger, of Bethalto, failed to decrease speed to avoid an accident. Pilger collided with Springman, who was stopped at Routes 140 & 111 in Bethalto, Springman claims, and is seeking at least $50,000 for his injuries.
    04 L 1320

    Samantha Boomershine v. Tara Clark
    J-Kardis; PA-Michael P. Glisson
  • Boomershine claims she injured her lower back, neck, shoulders, and arms on Jan. 1 while driving her 1997 Dodge Dakota on Homer Adams Parkway in Alton. Clark, driving her 1996 Mercury Mystique, allegedly failed to reduce speed to avoid an accident, colliding with the rear-end of Boomershine's car, who is seeking at least $50,000 in damages.
    04 L 1321

    Kimberly D. Chronister on behalf of themselves, and a Class of similarity situated v. Gateway Regional medical Center; Granite City Illinois Hospital company, LCC dba Gateway Regional Medical Center; and John Does 1-100
    J-Byron; PA-James R. Branit
  • Plaintiffs allege that they were charged significantly higher fees because they were uninsured or underinsured. They are seeking punitive and compensatory damages in an amount to be determined at trial.
    04 L 1322

    Stripmasters of Illinois v. Walter Metal Fabrications
    J-Moran; PA-David E. Guymon
  • Stripmasters is seeking an amount of $60,381.74 for invoices Walter Metal Fabrications has failed to pay from Oct. 15, 2003, through Aug. 12. Stripmasters claims Walter breached a written agreement.
    04 L 1323

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