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Worker's compensation lawsuit dismissed for lack of appellate jurisdiction

By Mary Ann Magnell | Nov 18, 2018

MT. VERNON, Ill.— An appellate court recently dismissed a lawsuit for lack of appellate jurisdiction in a 2014 worker's compensation claim case under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (Act) against Bi-State Development Agency, doing business as Metro Transit.

Despite claims of ineffective counsel, court affirms conviction on murder case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 16, 2018

MT. VERNON -- The first-degree murder conviction of a St. Clair County man was affirmed by the court, despite claims of ineffective legal counseling.

Suit alleges inexperienced driver caused English Township crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist and a passenger claim they were injured in an English Township collision.

Driver sues over Nameoki Township crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision in Nameoki Township.

Veteran seeks $20 million in suit alleging VA doctor failed to diagnose cancer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 16, 2018

BENTON — A Vietnam veteran seeks $20 million in a suit accusing a Veterans Administration doctor of failing to diagnose his kidney cancer.

Motorist alleges injuries from collision with tractor trailer

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims a man driving a tractor trailer for Domino's Pizza caused a collision.

Suit alleges lung cancer caused by asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

A couple accuse several manufacturers of exposing them to asbestos.

Motorist sues over crash on Fullerton Road

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 16, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist claims another driver moved into her lane when it was not safe to do so, causing a crash on Fullerton Road.

Motorist faces wrongful death lawsuit following New Poag Road incident

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Estate administrators are suing motorist David Sterling II after his vehicle allegedly hit another car, causing fatal injuries.

Pedestrian sues driver for negligence over crosswalk injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Sandra Griffin filed a complaint on Nov. 8, in the Madison County Circuit Court, against motorist Alice Ketchun after the defendant allegedly struck Griffin with her vehicle.

Employers sued for asbestos exposure after worker develops lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing BMW Constructors Inc., Crown, Cork & Seal USA Inc. and Zurn Industries, et al, for the husband's alleged exposure to products containing asbestos.

Liberty Bank accuses car dealership of fraud

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 16, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A commercial bank is suing a car dealership for allegedly failing to transfer proceeds from the sales of collateral.

Suit alleges intoxicated motorist caused fatal collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A wrongful death lawsuit alleges an intoxicated driver caused a fatal collision after consuming alcohol at the Leighton Evatt American Legion, Post 365.

Insurance company sues driver over I-270 collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A liability insurer is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a crash on I-270.

Industrial companies accused of asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing Arvinmeritor Inc., Cooper Industries and Formosa Plastics Corp., USA, et al, after the husband allegedly was exposed to asbestos in the workplace.

Suit alleges intoxicated Club Onyx patron swung knife at plaintiffs

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Club Onyx in Centreville is being sued after an intoxicated patron swung a knife at the plaintiffs.

Creal Springs boat captain accuses employers of negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 15, 2018

BENTON — An injured boat captain from Creal Springs accuses his employers of violating federal maritime law.

Passenger sues over Highway 162 collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 15, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing a driver for allegedly causing a collision on Highway 162.

Georgia hunter sues The Hunt Club after allegedly falling 20 feet

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 15, 2018

BENTON — A hunter from Georgia is suing a Randolph County hunting club after he allegedly fell while climbing down from a tree stand.

Motorist sues over rear-end Alton collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims another driver caused a rear-end collision in Alton.

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