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Memorial Hospital Belleville denies liability in suit alleging birth injury

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 14, 2018

A Belleville hospital denies liability in a mother’s suit alleging her daughter suffered shoulder and arm injuries during delivery.

Alton Memorial Hospital sued over patient's fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A special administrator is suing Alton Memorial Hospital after a patient allegedly fell and suffered severe head injuries, resulting in her death.

Patient alleges doctor failed to diagnose cancer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

A former patient blames her doctor for not diagnosing her breast cancer.

Healthcare providers accused of negligence following patient's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing healthcare providers for allegedly providing negligent care to a patient until his death in September 2016.

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Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Dentist seeks to dismiss patient’s suit alleging nerve damage

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 31, 2018

An O’Fallon dentist claims a patient provided a health report by a medical doctor rather than a licensed dentist in his suit alleging nerve damage following a tooth extraction.

Suit alleges patient died from pain meds

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 31, 2018

BELLEVILLE — The family of a deceased patient at Protestant Memorial Medical Center is suing the center after a nurse allegedly incorrectly gave the decedent pain medication.

Former Express Scripts employee sues over denial of disability benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 24, 2018

An Illinois man says his former employer and an insurance company wrongfully denied him long-term disability benefits.

Suit alleges St. Elizabeth's Hospital failed to diagnose brain tumor

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE – An estate administrator alleges that an Illinois hospital failed to diagnose her decedent's brain tumor.

Man alleges vision loss after surgery at Illinois hospital

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 2, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A patient of a Granite City, Illinois hospital alleges complications from a surgery caused him to lose vision in his left eye.

Suit alleges patient died following surgery

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 29, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing Vascular and Hand Surgery Ltd. and a physician, alleging a patient died following surgery.

Patient alleges hand deformity following joint fracture

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 28, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A patient claims he suffered deformity of his hand and fingers after his healthcare providers failed to recommend surgery for a joint fracture.

Mother files wrongful death suit against healthcare providers

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A mother is suing healthcare providers alleging her son's condition was misdiagnosed, resulting in his death.

Woman seeks to dismiss medical responders, Hertz Corporation from suit involving fatal go-cart crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 26, 2018

A woman alleging her husband died following a go-cart crash seeks to voluntarily dismiss organizers of the event and the responding ambulance company from her wrongful death suit.

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.

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