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April 2021

Motorist alleges injuries after garbage truck driver ran stop sign

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A motorist claims he was seriously injured when a garbage truck driver ran a stop sign at an intersection and struck his vehicle. Todd Brantley filed a complaint March 25 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Sanders Waste Real Estate LLC and Jack Stice, alleging vicarious liability and negligence. According to his suit, Brantley was driving his vehicle eastbound…

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Amazon delivery worker sues Shiloh homeowners after falling on defective stairs

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An Amazon delivery contractor claims she was delivering a package when the front porch stairs at a Shiloh home because unattached, causing her to fall. Victoria Melson filed a complaint March 15 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Jeremy Bochantin and Lacey Christ, alleging negligence. According to her complaint, Melson was working as a contractor for Amazon Flex…

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Illinois Governor Vetoes Personal Injury Prejudgment Interest Legislation

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has vetoed a bill that would have provided for prejudgment interest in the recovery of damages in personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits. House Bill 3360 “provides for the recovery of prejudgment interest on all damages set forth in a judgment in any action brought to recover damages for personal injuries or wrongful death, whether by…

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