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Edwardsville hotel guest allegedly contracted Legionnaire's disease

By John Breslin | Jun 10, 2019

A man is suing an Edwardsville hotel where he claims to have contracted Legionnaire's disease due to contaminated water.

Woman sues over trip, fall at Cahokia Food Pantry

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 7, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A woman is suing the Knights of Cahokia after she allegedly tripped and fell while volunteering at the food pantry.

Attorneys sued for alleged legal malpractice after former client's icy slip, fall suit is dismissed

By John Breslin | Jun 3, 2019

Three attorneys are facing a lawsuit over allegations they failed to properly represent a man who believed he had a strong case following an icy fall at a grocery store.

Fleet mechanic sues over fall down poorly lit staircase

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A fleet mechanic is suing a harbor tugboat operator, alleging he was injured when he fell due to a poorly lit staircase.

Suit alleges pedestrian died after being hit by metro bus

By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2019

BELLEVILLE — The administrators of a man's estate are suing Bi-state Development after one of the defendant's bus drivers allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian.

No order entered yet on Monsanto good faith finding in settlement of 11K pollution claims

By Record News | May 29, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Monsanto has answered questions of Fifth District appellate judges about settlement of 11,256 pollution claims, Bruce Cook argued for Monsanto at a May 22 hearing.

Woman sues over slip, fall at O'Fallon McDonald's

By Carrie Bradon | May 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured after she allegedly slipped and fell on wet floors at the O'Fallon McDonald's.

Restaurant, food distributor accused of causing colitis

By John Breslin | May 27, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- A customer is suing an Edwardsville restaurant, alleging its fish dish caused her to suffer from colitis.

Couple refiles lawsuit against Phillips 66 over alleged heat-related injuries

By Payton Kuhn | May 24, 2019

A Madison County couple who had sued Phillips 66 in 2016 for injuries sustained due to an “unsafe work environment,” has refiled their lawsuit in the Madison County Circuit Court.

Patient sues over trip, fall at assisted living facility

By Carrie Bradon | May 23, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A resident is suing a Maryville assisted living facility, alleging she was caused to trip and fall over a protruding door threshold.

Inmate sues St. Clair County sheriff for $2.5M alleging improper medical care

By Carrie Bradon | May 23, 2019

BENTON — A St. Clair County inmate is suing the Sheriff Rick Watson for $2.5 million, alleging he was deprived of post-stroke medical care while in the county jail.

Transgender inmate sues IDOC director, prison staff over alleged sexual assault, asks court for transfer to female facility

By John Breslin | May 23, 2019

A transgender person in prison has asked a federal court to order a transfer to a female prison after allegedly being the victim of repeated sexual harassment.

Inmate alleges he was denied medical care for hernia

By Carrie Bradon | May 23, 2019

BENTON — An inmate claims he did not receive the proper medical care for a hernia.

Judge in railroad suit recuses after defense questions impartiality as former railroad plaintiff’s attorney

By Record News | May 21, 2019

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Beatty recused himself from a wrongful death suit after defendant BNSF Railway questioned his impartiality.

Concrete contractor alleges injuries after hose broke free

By Carrie Bradon | May 21, 2019

BELLEVILLE —The owner of a concrete company is suing a subcontractor after he was allegedly struck by a hose that had broken free.

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