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Veterans sue opioid manufacturers and distributors, claim their actions led to addiction

By John Breslin | Apr 1, 2019

Three veterans are suing the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, claiming they should have, or did, know the dangers of the drugs, particularly to those suffering from long term pain.

Woman sues Ruler Foods over trip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 29, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Swansea woman is suing a food store, alleging she was caused to trip and fall over a pallet.

Hospital visitor alleges elevator malfunctioned, fell 6 floors

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 29, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A visitor is suing a Belleville hospital and an elevator company, alleging he was injured when an elevator malfunctioned and fell six floors.

Gleeson opens new docket for breakaway plaintiffs in Sauget pollution litigation

By Record News | Mar 29, 2019

BELLEVILLE – About 175 persons who fired their lawyers and hired Greg Lathram of Collinsville to pursue injury claims against Monsanto and Cerro Copper will get a different judge.

Customer alleges injuries in slip, fall at O'Fallon Wal-Mart

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon woman is suing Walmart, alleging she was caused to slip and fall on a liquid at the defendant's store.

Customer sues Edwardsville nail salon over slip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 27, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing an Edwardsville nail salon, alleging was caused to slip and fall due to a dangerous condition.

McGlynn awards taxable costs to First National Bank of Waterloo in suit alleging it dispensed toxins into lake

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 26, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Stephen McGlynn granted First National Bank of Waterloo’s motion to recover taxable court costs against a woman alleging the defendant dispensed copper sulfate into lake waters.

Customer sues over slip, fall at Pontoon Beach McDonald's

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 26, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing a McDonald's management company, alleging that she was injured in a fall at the defendant's Pontoon Beach restaurant.

Gilbert denies Schnuck's motion to dismiss third party contribution claim

By Glenn Minnis | Mar 25, 2019

BENTON -- District Judge J. Phil Gilbert rejected Schnucks’ Markets Inc.’s motion to dismiss its standing as a third-party defendant in a suit alleging a company truck driver suffered serious injury when the freight from his haul toppled on top of him as he prepared to unload.

Woman alleges husband was exposed to dangerous substances at Olin

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 22, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A widow claims her husband died from leukemia after working for Olin Corporation Winchester Machine Shop for more than 40 years.

Customer alleges Wal-Mart employee negligently struck her with cart

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 22, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer claims she was injured at the Wood River Wal-Mart when a negligent employee struck her with a cart.

Father sues school bus companies after bullies allegedly gave Alton boy a concussion

By Glenn Minnis | Mar 22, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- The father of a young Alton boy is suing a school bus company, alleging his son sustained a concussion when attacked by older students aboard a private school bus.

Gilbert sets bench trial in slip, fall suit against Steak N' Shake

By Takesha Thomas | Mar 21, 2019

BENTON -- U.S. District Judge J. Phil Gilbert scheduled a bench trial in a woman's case alleging she fell inside a Steak N' Shake restaurant and suffered a broken hip.

Granite City Doctor alleges he was terminated, slandered by former employer

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A doctor is suing Granite City medical professionals, alleging he terminated from a position and then slandered.

Suit alleges man died from severed leg in train incident

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 18, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing a railway company after his family member's leg was severed, resulting in his death.

Woman sues Millstadt smokehouse over trip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 18, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing a Millstadt smokehouse, alleging she fell after tripping on a poorly positioned rug.

Customer sues over trip, fall at Mount Vernon Wal-Mart

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 18, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing Wal-Mart, alleging she was injured at a Mount Vernon store due to an uneven portion of pavement.

Insurance company alleges worker injured when air compressor exploded

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An insurance company is suing a St. Louis truck plaza, alleging a man was injured when an air compressor exploded and threw him to the ground.

Customer sues Wal-Mart over slip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A customer claims he was injured when he slipped and fell at the Salem Wal-Mart.

Nightclub denies liability in suit alleging wrong-way driver caused fatal collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2019

Pop’s Nightclub denies liability in a Dram Shop suit alleging a woman died when an intoxicated wrong-way driver caused a collision on I-64.

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