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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.

Madison County jury awards motorist $50,000 over Illinois Route 3 rear-end collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 16, 2019

A Madison County jury awarded a motorist $50,000 in a lawsuit alleging she was injured in a rear-end collision on Illinois Route 3.

Motorist awarded $7.15 million following head-on collision with school bus; Suit alleges school district lied about cause of crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 15, 2019

A St. Clair County jury awarded a man more than $7.15 million in a suit alleging he was permanently injured when a Mascoutah Community Unit School District bus driver crossed the center line and caused a head-on collision.

Union teamster alleges injuries while working on I-255 construction project

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An Illinois man claims he suffered serious injuries when a blocker truck ran into him while he worked on a road construction project.

Skater sues public park over slip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County woman is suing an East St. Louis public skate park where she says she slipped and fell on a wet portion of the concrete rink.

Suit involving rear-end collision at trial in Mudge's court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 13, 2019

A motorist’s lawsuit alleging she was injured in a rear-end collision on Illinois Route 3 is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s courtroom.

Truck driver sues chemical company over trip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A truck driver suing a chemical company, alleging she tripped and fell when she stepped into a pothole.

McGlynn vacates order granting taxable costs in suit alleging copper sulfate dumped into lake

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 8, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Stephen McGlynn granted a woman’s motion to vacate a judgment he awarded to First National Bank of Waterloo for taxable court costs in a suit alleging the bank dispensed copper sulfate into lake waters.

Motorist awarded $6,000 following O'Fallon Wal-Mart parking lot collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 8, 2019

A St. Clair County jury found both drivers involved in a collision in the O’Fallon Wal-Mart parking lot are liable for damages.

Woman sues McKendree University over slip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing McKendree University, alleging she slipped and fell in one of the school's dormitories.

Injured woman alleges she didn't receive proper care in police custody

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County woman is suing a team of law enforcement officials, alleging she was not given proper care after being beaten by her husband.

Customer's trip, fall suit against McDonald's settles

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 6, 2019

A woman’s trip and fall lawsuit against McDonalds settled just before the trial was set to begin in St. Clair County Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf’s courtroom.

Tillery attorney advocates for adding personal injury claims to Consumer Fraud Act; Measure passes Senate Judiciary

By Record News | May 3, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – Stephen Tillery of St. Louis, whose plan to turn cigarettes from a health issue into an economic issue fell through, may be starting over by adding personal injuries to the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act.

Inmate alleges he did not receive prompt care after sustaining injury

By Carrie Bradon | May 3, 2019

BENTON — A prison inmate is suing the health operators of a prison, alleging he was not given prompt care after sustaining an injury.

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