Bank of Edwardsville v. Gary TowlerThe bank alleges Towler is in default on a promissory note and is in breach of contract. The bank is seeking a judgment of $211,949.49, plus $35.81 per day in interest plus all legal fees and court costs.
J-Matoesian; PA-Mark Silvermintz
05 L 1161
Arthur Layton v. Illinois Central Railroad Company and Nation Railroad Passenger Corporation
J-Weber; PA-William Gavin
Layton alleges from 1950-1980 he was exposed to asbestos, diesel exhaust, environmental tobacco smoke, welding fumes and other toxic gases causing him to be diagnosed with a respiratory illness. Layton is seeking at least $150,000 in damages under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act.
05 L 1162
Timothy Wade v. Cynthia Avants
J-Moran; PA-James Gorman
Wade claims he sustained permanent injuries when Avants allegedly collided with him on Route 140 in Wood River on Dec. 5, 2003. Wade is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
05 L 1163
Krystal Blacknell v. Wal-Mart
J-Byron; PA-James Gorman
Blacknell claims the pots she received as a housewarming gift in early 2005 were not properly designed. A pot handle broke causing hot water to severely burn her leg. Blacknell is seeking at least $50,000 in damages.
05 L 1164