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Woman sues landlord after falling down stairs

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A tenant is suing her landlord after she allegedly tripped on carpet and fell down the stairs.

Customer sues IHOP restaurant operators following fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 12, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing the operators of a local IHOP restaurant after she allegedly fell outside the bathroom.

Woman sues Circle K over slip, fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 12, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman claims she was injured when she slipped and fell in a Circle K parking lot.

Motorist alleges driver ran stop sign

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 12, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman claims she was injured when a motorist ran a stop sign and caused a collision.

Suit alleging casino’s complimentary coffee caused injuries is voluntarily dismissed

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 2, 2018

A woman alleging she was burned when she spilled complimentary hot coffee on her hand at Argosy Casino has voluntarily dismissed her lawsuit.

Belleville cop sues Bruce Cook and firm over auto accident that left him 'sick, lame and disabled'

By Record News | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Lawyer Bruce N. Cook is being sued over a May 19, 2016 auto accident that allegedly left a Belleville policeman sick, lame and disabled.

Driver sues over 2016 Madison Avenue accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 1, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver claims insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries during an accident nearly two years ago.

Rear-end accident in Alton is subject of suit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 1, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing over a rear-end crash in Alton in 2016.

Deposition in Cook case: ‘Don’t tell me what to do;’ 'Don’t talk to me in that tone of voice’

By Record News | May 1, 2018

BENTON – “I am an unpleasant old man,” attorney Bruce N. Cook of Belleville said at a deposition on April 12 after calling the witness’s lawyer a “cheat,” and a day after he sparred with another deponent in the same case, calling him a “hot shot.”

Estate administrators file wrongful death lawsuit over St. Clair County collision

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A driver is being accused of driving the wrong way on a St. Clair County road and causing a crash in which two people died.

Complaint alleges driver followed too closely in O'Fallon crash

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A woman has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $50,000 alleging she was injured in a car crash.

Passenger alleges head, neck injuries in Belleville crash

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man claims a driver ignored a red light in a 2016 crash in Belleville.

Woman seeks jury trial in 2016 Belleville crash

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A driver claims she was severely injured in a crash in Belleville.

St. Clair County jurors reach defense verdict in premises liability suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 27, 2018

A St. Clair County jury returned a verdict in favor of Shelby County property owners who were sued after a man renting the property fell from the balcony.

Driver sues over Edwardsville Road crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 27, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision on Edwardsville Road.

Man sues Edwardsville health club over slip, fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 27, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A man claims he was injured when he slipped on ice or snow at an Edwardsville health club.

Motorist, passenger sue over Illinois 162 collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist and passenger allege they were injured in a collision on Illinois 162.

East St. Louis denies liability in suit alleging child fractured leg while clearing vacant lot for $3

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 25, 2018

The City of East St. Louis argues that it is immune from liability in a suit alleging a child fractured his leg while clearing a vacant lot owned by the city.

Woman sues Bethalto over sidewalk trip, fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 25, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing the Village of Bethalto after she allegedly tripped and fell on a steel rebar while walking on the sidewalk.

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