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Appeals court ends neighbors' driveway dispute

By Charmaine Little | Sep 27, 2018

A Red Bud homeowner cannot make her neighbor pay to repair a shared easement, an appeals court ruled.

Woman accuses employer of wrongful termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 25, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing her former employer and insurer for allegedly terminating her for filing a workers' compensation claim.

Jasper Oil Producers lose appeal against Dupo Oilfield verdict

By John Breslin | Sep 24, 2018

Dupo Oilfield Development did not break a contract with Jasper Oil Producers, an appellate court ruled on Sept. 10.

Tenant allegedly breached lease agreement

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Property owners in Marysville allege a tenant breached a lease agreement.

Tenants allegedly failed to make payments on Bunker Hill property

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 21, 2018

BELLEVILLE — The trustee of the Safe Haven Trust claims two tenants owe their former landlord more than $44,000.

Class action alleges warranty companies refused to honor service plan

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 20, 2018

Two warranty companies face a class-action lawsuit over their extended service plans.

St. Clair County sued over insurance agreement

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An insurance broker filed a lawsuit alleging interference with a contract with St. Clair County.

Shop-N-Save, former employee discussing settlement in wrongful termination suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 13, 2018

Shop-N-Save and a former security guard are engaged in settlement discussions regarding a suit alleging the plaintiff was terminated for disclosing information regarding an assault and for using a laptop to monitor the riots in Ferguson, Mo.

First National Bank in Staunton seeks more than $1.89 million on alleged debt

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 13, 2018

A business loan of nearly $2 million may land a Madison County resident in court.

Allstate faces lawsuit by policy holder over uninsured claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 12, 2018

A driver accuses a prominent insurance company of ignoring her insurance claim.

Settlement conference continued in former Madison County employee's defamation suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 5, 2018

Magistrate Judge Reona Daly rescheduled a settlement conference in a former Madison County employee’s discrimination suit against Madison County and Recorder of Deeds Amy Meyer.

Watson's reliance on contract agreement that spiked police pension is challenged by Cahokia

By Record News | Sep 5, 2018

BELLEVILLE – While St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson relies on a contract for Cahokia police managers to justify a pension equal to his last salary as police chief in 2011, the village currently challenges the document’s validity in court.

Pension fund groups sue contractor over $218 in unpaid contributions

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

Three pension fund management groups accuse a local contractor of unpaid contributions.

Property owner sues Alton over grass-cutting lien

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 30, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton property owner filed a class action lawsuit against the city for allegedly failing to serve a grass-cutting lien personally or by certified mail.

Insurance companies, agent face lawsuit over flood claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 30, 2018

Two Millstadt homeowners allege their insurance company refuses to pay a flood damage claim.

Verdict in age discrimination lawsuit against Illinois State Police upheld

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 29, 2018

Illinois State Police will not receive a new trial in an age discrimination case brought by former employees, a federal judge ruled.

St. Clair Square files lawsuit against former tenants

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 29, 2018

The owner of St. Clair Square alleges its tenants violated a lease agreement.

Citizens Community Bank alleges borrower failed to make payments

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 28, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Citizens Community Bank is suing a borrower, citing alleged breach of promissory note.

Trial date to be set in Madison County bid rigging suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 24, 2018

Visiting judge J. Marc Kelly of Fayette County will hear motions to set a trial date and briefing schedule in a class action alleging a several tax buyers participated in a bid-rigging conspiracy with former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon.

Illinois, Rauner move to dismiss school funding dispute

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 23, 2018

The State of Illinois and Gov. Bruce Rauner argue in their motion to dismiss a school funding dispute filed by 22 Southern Illinois school districts, that the amended complaint involves an “insuperable separation of powers problem.”

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