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St. Clair County jury awards motorist $7,500 over Cahokia collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

St. Clair County jurors awarded a motorist $7,500 following a Cahokia collision.

Motorist awarded $14,000 in trial over Collinsville crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A Madison County jury awarded a motorist $14,000 in a suit involving a Collinsville collision.

Retrial underway in Mudge's court for UPS worker's suit alleging injuries from dog attack

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A trial on damages only in a suit involving a dog attack is underway in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s court after the case’s previous jury award was vacated by the Fifth District Appellate Court over speculative testimony.

New Athens man sues over pothole trip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A New Athens couple is suing the village, alleging the husband's trip and fall were due to the failure to maintain the premises.

Mail carrier alleges dog owner failed to control pet

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A mail carrier is suing a Collinsville two dog owner, alleging failure to keep the pet under control and caused the plaintiff to fall.

Suit alleges man died after falling from restaurant's deck

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A relative is suing a Worden cafe alleging the eatery's negligence caused a man to fall from a deck, resulting in his death.

Customer's thumb allegedly amputated from crossbow

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a sporting goods manufacturer, alleging the defendant's crossbow amputated her thumb.

Gleeson denies fee waiver in $20 million defamation suit regarding circumstances of home explosion

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 12, 2019

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied a man’s request to waive fees after he failed to appear at the hearing in a suit alleging he made false statements regarding the circumstances of a home explosion.

Repair companies seek dismissal in suit alleging Office Depot door struck customer

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2019

Two repair companies deny liability and seek to dismiss a suit alleging a customer was injured when he was allegedly struck by an automatic door at the Belleville Office Depot store.

St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in small claims collision suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

A St. Clair County jury reached a defense verdict on March 20 in favor of a motorist accused of causing a St. Clair County collision.

Roxana woman alleges Shell contaminated her home

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 9, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing Shell, alleging the defendant's operations contaminated her Roxana home and caused her to develop leukemia.

Man alleges infections from negligent cleaning service at dialysis center

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 8, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A man is suing a cleaning company for allegedly failing to properly clean a dialysis center, causing several infections.

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Beware of even the fine print, attorneys warn of ALI's insurance law Restatement

By Daniel Fisher | Apr 8, 2019

Beware of even the fine print, attorneys warn of ALI's insurance law Restatement

Tenant alleges ceiling fell on him in Belleville apartment

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 8, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A tenant is suing a Belleville condo association, alleging a ceiling fell on him in his apartment.

Woman seeks default judgment against Belleville bar

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 5, 2019

A woman seeks default judgment against a St. Clair County sports bar after the defendant failed to answer her suit alleging injuries from a fight.

Customer sues IGA over slip, fall at Centralia store

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Centralia woman is suing IGA, alleging that she was caused to slip and fall due to the grocer's negligence.

Pedestrian sues Stookey Township over fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A pedestrian is suing a township, alleging she was injured when she tripped and fell due to a poorly lit property.

Property owner dismissed from suit alleging woman forced to walk on injured ankle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 4, 2019

St. Clair County circuit judge Chris Kolker dismissed a property owner in a woman’s suit alleging she was forced to walk on an injured ankle by Fairview Heights police officers.

Camper sues Bethalto campground owner over trip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A camper is suing a Bethalto campgrounds owner, alleging she was caused to fall due to unsafe property.

Worker alleges Shell, other companies exposed him to cancer-causing chemicals

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing Shell Oil Company and other related companies, alleging the defendants exposed him to cancer-causing chemicals.

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