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July 2021

Ironworker allegedly suffered fatal fall after bucket detached from lift truck

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A wrongful death suit alleges an independent contractor suffered a fatal fall at a Motel 6 after the bucket on a lift truck he was using suddenly became detached. Sharon Funk, as special administrator of the Estate of Timothy Funk, deceased, filed a complaint June 22 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Jenkins Displays Company, alleging negligence and wrongful…

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Motorist alleges injuries from Target parking lot collision

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A motorist claims she suffered severe and permanent injuries when another driver collided with her vehicle in the parking lot of the Alton Target. Pamela A. Pace filed a complaint June 17 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Suzann Privett, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Pace was driving her vehicle in the parking lot of the Target on…

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Assurant must defend horse farm in golf cart accident

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An Assurant Inc. unit must defend a horse farm and equestrian center in a golf cart accident, a federal appeals court said Monday, in overturning a lower court ruling. St. Charles, Illinois-based St. Charles Farms LLC operated a horse farm and equestrian center whose business activities included maintaining, training and boarding horses, and had insurance coverage with Assurant Inc. unit…

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