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Fifth District affirms dismissal of suit seeking indemnity from several insurers

By Charmaine Little | Jun 12, 2019

MT. VERNON - The Fifth District Appellate Court denied a company's request for relief after it sued dozens of insurance companies with hopes of getting declaratory judgment concerning their insurance policies and an asset purchase agreement.

Insurer claims it is not liable to defend suit over alleged assault

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

BENTON —An insurance company claims it is not liable to defend Red Apple Lounge in a patron's lawsuit alleging he was assaulted.

Freight firm sues over damage caused to transformer in transit

By John Breslin | Jun 12, 2019

A freight company is accusing a transport broker of negligence and breach of contract after a claimed $500,000 of damage was caused to a transformer while in transit.

Man alleges law firm violating debt collection practices during pending arbitration

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 7, 2019

BENTON —A man is suing a law firm for allegedly attempting to collect a previously settled debt during an arbitration proceeding.

Four Paws Veterinary Hospital co-owner accused of breaching contract

By Carrie Bradon | May 31, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon veterinarian and veterinary hospital are suing one of its co-owners for allegedly breaching a contract by applying for a zoning change.

Credit union awarded default judgment in suit alleging unpaid loan

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 29, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Chris Kolker awarded a credit union more than $60,000 in default judgment after two individuals failed to enter an appearance or respond to a suit alleging they failed to make payments on a loan.

Leasing company alleges DM Hauling owes more than $50,000

By Carrie Bradon | May 21, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A leasing company is suing a client for breach of contract alleging the client owes more than $50,000.

Man alleges insurer refuses to pay claim

By Carrie Bradon | May 20, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A man is suing his insurance provider for allegedly failing to pay for a claim he submitted.

Suit alleging Cardinal Buick sold defective vehicle is dismissed

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 17, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf dismissed a woman’s complaint against a car dealership alleging she was sold a defective GMC Acadia that was later repossessed after the defendant refused to make repairs.

Couple alleges Nissan dealership overcharged for defective vehicle

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County couple is suing a Nissan dealership and credit company, alleging the plaintiffs were sold a defective vehicle without being told of its damages.

Suit alleges client refuses to pay after ignoring installation warnings

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

Suit alleges client refuses to pay after ignoring installation warnings

Insurance professionals ordered to mediate suit involving brokerage contract for Bethalto school district

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 1, 2019

Two insurance professionals have been ordered to mediate their dispute in a suit involving a joint venture to provide insurance brokerage services to Bethalto Community Unit School District #8.

Court conference continued in VAC's suit over $1 million funding dispute

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 30, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan has continued a case management conference in the Veterans Assistance Commission and superintendent Brad Lavite’s suit seeking more than $1 million due to alleged funding shortfalls.

Wood River company alleges contractor performed unsatisfactory work

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE —A Wood River company is suing a contractor for allegedly failing to complete the contracted work.

Insurer alleges it does not owe services to landlords linked to mold exposure

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 26, 2019

BENTON — An insurance company is seeking declaratory judgment that it does not owe defense to landlords who were allegedly aware of mold or a tenant who allegedly suffered from mold exposure.

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