BELLEVILLE - A wife and husband are suing a construction company and its driver after the car they were traveling in struck a trailer that had become detached from the truck driven by one of the defendants.
BELLEVILLE – A shuttered Alton billiards hall and bar is facing a lawsuit over allegations its staff allowed one of its patrons to become intoxicated and then allowed him to step into his car, drive and cause a crash.
BELLEVILLE - Little amusement followed a trip to a fun center for a man who claims the negligence of owners and staff led to him slipping and falling on loose beads scattered across a section of the floor.
EDWARDSVILLE - A Wisconsin woman helping to organize a family reunion is seeking substantial punitive damages from the owners of a hotel in Collinsville amid claims of fraud over charges on her credit card.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - It was a stroke of good luck for Cuyahoga and Summit counties in Ohio that U.S. District Judge Dan Polster selected them for the first bellwether trial out of thousands of other cities and counties that are blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Chief U. S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel ruled that Lisa Vandervelden, a client of Tom Keefe who alleges medical malpractice in three suits over one injury, must assert her claims in a single suit.
BELLEVILLE - A dental patient alleges improper bridge work carried out by a now deceased dentist has caused severe pain and suffering, according to a refiled lawsuit naming the executor of the estate and the shuttered practice.