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Mudge denies request to rescind mediation in medical malpractice suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 26, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge denied a request to rescind his mediation order in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient fractured her foot during a physical therapy session following a stroke.

St. Clair County jurors reach defense verdict in medical malpractice suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 22, 2018

St. Clair County jurors returned a verdict in favor of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and a neurosurgeon who argued that a patient missed the “critical” time period for maximum recovery by waiting roughly three months to see them for his back injury.

Closing arguments heard in St. Clair County medical malpractice trial

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 21, 2018

St. Clair County jurors heard closing arguments Thursday in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient’s back injury was misdiagnosed.

Patient alleges delayed treatment following stroke

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 21, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A patient claims he suffered permanent injuries after his stroke was not timely diagnosed.

Widow alleges husband suffered multiple falls at nursing home

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 21, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing Belleville Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, alleging its caretakers failed to properly care for her husband prior to his death.

Medical malpractice suit at trial in Lopinot’s court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 20, 2018

A medical malpractice suit alleging a patient’s back injury was misdiagnosed is at trial in St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot’s courtroom.

Doctor denies liability in suit alleging injuries from cosmetic vein treatment

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 14, 2018

A patient alleging she suffered blisters and hair loss during a cosmetic vein treatment responded to her doctor’s affirmative defenses, in which he denies liability.

Widow suing nursing home facility operator for alleged negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing Petersen Health Care II Inc. d/b/a Swansea Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, a nursing home facility operator, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and death.

Illinois woman claims health care providers didn't properly diagnose fracture

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A patient is accusing health care providers of failing to properly diagnose a fracture.

Alton Memorial, doctor allegedly failed to diagnose adrenal gland infarction

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing Alton Memorial Hospital and health care providers for allegedly failing to diagnose an adrenal gland infarction, causing a patient's death.

Woman alleges injuries from negligent dental care

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A patient alleges she suffered injuries to her teeth, gums and nerve roots when a dentist failed to provide proper care.

Man claims he incurred medical expenses due to injuries from Roxana crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A man has filed a lawsuit against a vehicle driver and owner, claiming insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries in a crash in Roxana.

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