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Woman sues driver for hitting parked car

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she suffered injuries when a driver struck the parked car she was sitting on.

Michigan car crash suit at trial in Dugan’s court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 14, 2018

A motorist being sued over a 2011 crash in Michigan argues in her trial brief that the plaintiff reported no injuries at the scene of the crash and sustained minimal damage to his vehicle.

Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at Smokey Bones

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured when she tripped and fell in the Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill parking lot.

Motorist alleges injuries from crash involving tractor trailer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist alleges she was injured when a tractor trailer driver employed by Newman Carriers caused a collision.

Companies deny liability in suit alleging man tripped at Fairview Heights homecoming

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 13, 2018

A contracting company and electrical company argue that a Fairview Heights homecoming attendee caused his own injuries by failing to keep a careful lookout to avoid an open and obvious condition when he tripped on a raised electrical box.

Mother, children sue over St. Clair County crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A mother and her minor children are suing a motorist for allegedly cause a collision that resulted in injuries.

Pedestrian sues driver for alleged negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A pedestrian is suing a motorist for allegedly hitting her while walking along Warrensburg Drive.

Gomric grants mistrial following $14K verdict in car crash suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 10, 2018

St. Clair County Associate Judge Julia Gomric granted a motorist’s motion for a mistrial in a suit involving a Fairview Heights car crash after jurors returned a verdict awarding the plaintiff $14,273.81.

Woman sues restaurant operators for alleged unlawful sale of liquor

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman filed a Dram Shop suit after she was allegedly injured in a collision with an intoxicated driver.

Woman sues over Edwardsville crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

A Collinsville resident blames two motorists for causing a collision at a stop light.

Driver sues Centralia Ford, employee over collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing an employee of Centralia Ford Lincoln-Mercury for allegedly causing a collision at the intersection of Route 159 and I-270.

New Mexico motorist sues over I-270 collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A New Mexico resident is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision on I-270.

From Pennsylvania Record

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Woman sues Jack in the Box following slip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 8, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing the Collinsville Jack in the Box after she allegedly slipped and fell.

Motorist alleges injuries from Glen Carbon crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 8, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An Edwardsville resident is suing a Granite City driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision in Glen Carbon.

Crash involving fire truck prompts litigation

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A St. Clair County resident accuses the fire department of causing an accident.

Belleville resident brings lawsuit over t-bone accident

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

An injured Belleville woman blames a motorist for running a red light and causing an accident.

Parking lot collision prompts lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 8, 2018

A St. Clair County resident accuses another driver of allegedly hitting his car in a parking lot.

Mother seeks to strike trampoline park's affirmative defenses

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 7, 2018

The mother of a boy who was injured at a Glen Carbon trampoline park seeks to dismiss the defendant’s affirmative defenses, arguing that a six-year-old child cannot be held contributorily negligent.

Customer sues Target over trip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE— A customer accuses a local Target store of negligence after he allegedly tripped and fell on an uneven walkway.

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