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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.

Man allegedly fell when motorist fled police, struck tow truck

By Carrie Bradon | May 3, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County man is suing a motorist who allegedly struck the tow truck the plaintiff was standing on and causing him to fall.

On his way out, Just for Men co-lead counsel says litigation is only way to resolve thousands of claims

By Record News | May 1, 2019

BENTON – Attorney Roger Denton of St. Louis, who helped manage 8,655 claims over Just for Men hair dye, revealed a settlement – disowned it – and asked to leave.

Ironworker alleges construction company's negligence led to injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — An ironworker is suing a construction company, alleging unsafe conditions led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Customer sues Alton auto company over icy fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 26, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing an Alton motor repair company, alleging that fell and suffered injuries on the defendants' property.

Suit: Head Start employees allegedly forced child to strip naked and locked him in room

By John Breslin | Apr 25, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- Two employees of an East St. Louis pre-school program are accused of stripping a child naked and locking him in either a closet or a room.

Truck driver allegedly hit tree when tire failed

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 25, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A driver is suing a truck company alleging that a tire failed him while driving and caused an accident.

Woman sues homeowners after stepping in cow manure and falling

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE —A woman is suing a property owner alleging that she was caused to fall while assisting with manual labor.

Woman alleges husband attacked her

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE —A woman is suing her husband alleging that she was attacked by him.

Woman's trip, fall suit against McDonald's at trial in Rudolf's court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 24, 2019

A woman’s lawsuit alleging she tripped and fell on loose tile at McDonalds is at trial in St. Clair County Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf’s courtroom.

UPS employee settles dog attack suit during retrial in Mudge's court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 23, 2019

A lawsuit involving a dog attack settled during a retrial after the case’s previous jury award was vacated by the Fifth District Appellate Court over speculative testimony.

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