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AmeriGas argues St. Clair County judicial admission not applicable to Madison County suit involving home explosion

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 6, 2019

A gas company argues that a judicial admission in St. Clair County cannot be applied to a Madison County suit alleging a family was injured when their rental home exploded.

North Dakota man seeks damages from US Steel, supervisor over carbon monoxide exposure

By Jana Hill | Mar 5, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – A Fargo, North Dakota man is suing a plant operator and a supervisor after he suffered carbon monoxide poisoning while performing asbestos abatement at a Granite City facility.

Edwardsville man alleges assault by Iowa man caused concussion, head injury

By Marian Johns | Mar 5, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – An Edwardsville man is seeking more than $50,000 in damages as a result of an alleged assault by an Iowa man, according to a lawsuit filed Feb. 25 in the 3rd Judicial Court in Madison County.

Illinois Central school bus driver alleges towing company's employee dropped cigarette before collision

By Jana Hill | Mar 5, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – A school bus driver is suing United Delivery and Recovery Co. and one of its drivers over a collision in Granite City that left her injured.

Madison County woman blames Alton restaurant for restroom fall

By Scott Holland | Mar 4, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County woman is suing the owners of a Mexican restaurant in Alton after falling at the entrance to a restroom.

Madison County man alleges unsafe driving in rear-end crash lawsuit

By Scott Holland | Mar 4, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – An Illinois man is seeking more than $50,000 in damages resulting from a 2017 Madison County car crash.

Driver crossed center line causing severe injuries, suit alleges

By Sandra Lane | Mar 4, 2019

BELLEVILLE – A lawsuit filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court claims a driver crossed the center line on Randolph County Line Road near Township Line Road, causing severe injuries.

Suit alleges driver was speeding before striking car in Granite City parking lot

By Scott Holland | Mar 4, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County woman is seeking at least $50,000 in damages related to a car collision in a Granite City shopping complex's parking lot.

Motorist sues over Wood River crash

By Sandra Lane | Mar 4, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – Kathy H. Thomas filed a lawsuit in the 3d District Circuit Court of Madison County on Feb. 27 to recover damages from Chontella M. Smith, whose vehicle collided with the plaintiff's car while both were driving in Wood River on April 13, 2017.

Driver, passenger allege another motorist caused Belleville crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A diver and passenger are suing another motorist, alleging her negligence caused a crash in Belleville.

Suit alleges motorist caused collision while distracted by phone

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is accused of causing a Marissa collision while negligently using her cell phone.

Trial lawyer: Design flaw makes e-cigarettes dangerous

By Madison County Record Submission | Feb 28, 2019

Though e-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, design flaws in the products can cause severe injuries or even kill their users, an attorney representing several plaintiffs in personal-injury cases said.

Driver sues over multi-vehicle Shiloh crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing a pickup truck driver for allegedly causing a Shiloh collision.

Motorist sues over Swansea rear-end crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist claims she was injured when another driver caused a rear-end collision in Swansea.

Bus driver alleges insurer denied underinsured motorist coverage

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 27, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A bus driver is suing insurers for allegedly denying her claim for underinsured motorist coverage.

Motorist, passengers sue over rear-end collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 27, 2019

BELLEVILLE — Three vehicle occupants are suing a motorist for allegedly causing a collision on Route 158.

Renters seek to exclude testimony of allegedly false statements in suit involving home explosion

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 27, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge scheduled a hearing for next week on a couple’s motion for judicial notice of admissions of false statements in a suit alleging the plaintiffs were injured when their rental home exploded.

Motorist alleges injuries from rear-end collision on Green Mount Road

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Madison County motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Suit alleges driver caused collision by reversing in McDonald's drive-thru

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 26, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims a driver hit her vehicle when he reversed in a McDonald's drive-thru.

Man sues East St. Louis bar after patron allegedly hit him with beer bottle

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County man is suing an East St. Louis bar owner and patron, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff getting hit in the head with a beer bottle.

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