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Suit alleges truck overturned, caused collision due to overweight load, speeding

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A truck driver is accused of driving with an overweight load and speeding, allegedly causing the truck to overturn and cause a collision. Michael Schroeder filed a complaint Nov. 18 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Bonanza Gold Trucking Inc., and John Patton, alleging negligence. Schroeder states in his complaint that he was driving a truck and hauling a…

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Former Home Depot employee alleges customer ran into her with car

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A former Home Depot employee is suing a customer she alleges drove into her with his truck while she was attempting to load a box into his vehicle. Lisa Anderson filed a complaint Nov. 18 in the Madison County Circuit Court against David File, alleging negligence. Anderson was employed at the Home Depot located on Homer Adams Parkway in Alton,…

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Orthopedic surgeon accused of damaging tendons during hip replacement

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A man claims Memorial Hospital and one of its orthopedic surgeons negligently performed a hip replacement surgery and caused him to suffer permanent damage. Patrick Holtgrove filed a complaint Nov. 5 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Gregory Simmons, M.D., Fairview Heights Medical Group, S.C., and Protestant Memorial Medical Center Inc., doing business as Memorial Hospital, alleging negligence….

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Woman claims unsafe staircase caused her to suffer fractured ankle

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A woman claims an unsafe staircase at a Collinsville office caused her to suffer a fractured ankle and other injuries. Curtiseena Wilson filed a complaint Nov. 4 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Imagine Investments LLC, Hartmann Realtors Inc., doing business as Hartmann Rentals, and Hartmann Rental Properties, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Wilson claims she was…

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Patient alleges piece of dental file was left lodged in her tooth after root canal

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A patient claims a piece of dental file was left lodged in her tooth after a root canal procedure. Two Edwardsville dentists are facing a medical negligence suit by a woman claiming a piece of a dental file was left lodged in her tooth after a root canal procedure. Lindsay Gilreath filed a complaint Nov. 4 in the Madison County…

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Woman alleges piece from construction company’s sign caused her fall on public sidewalk

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A pedestrian is suing a construction company after she allegedly fell after tripping on a wooden piece from an advertising sign that had been extended onto the sidewalk. Carol Bostick filed a complaint Oct. 29 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Middendorf & Reuss Construction, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Bostick was walking on a public sidewalk…

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Construction companies sued after Washington Park auxiliary police officer fell from Poplar Street Bridge

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The family of a Washington Park auxiliary police officer who fell to his death during a foot pursuit in 2018 are suing the construction companies for allegedly failing to maintain a safe work site during construction on the Poplar Street Bridge. Jacquelynn Davis and Romero Davis, independent administrators of the estate of Ricardo Davis Sr., filed the seven-count complaint Oct….

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Suit alleges truck driver was over federally mandated driving hours at time of collision

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A man injured in a tractor trailer collision claims a Clinton County farm allowed its driver to drive over the federally mandated number of hours and failed to maintain the brakes on the vehicle. Harvey Molderink filed a complaint Oct. 23 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Zachry Farms Inc., and Dennis Kreke, alleging negligence. Molderink alleges in…

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Man injured in East St. Louis collision claims driver ignored traffic signal

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A man injured in an East St. Louis traffic collision claims a negligent driver disregarded a traffic control device. Andre Pendergrass filed a complaint Oct. 20 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Gabriel Escobar Salgado and BMG Logistics doing business as Jimenez Imports Trading Inc., alleging negligence. According to his complaint, Pendergrass was driving his vehicle northbound on…

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Fed-Ex subcontractor allegedly tripped over boxes at warehouse, suffered injuries

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A truck driver claims he was injured when he tripped over boxes left scattered by Fed-Ex employees. Matthew Gardner filed a complaint Oct. 21 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Fed-Ex Corporate Services Inc., Federal Express, doing business as Fed-Ex, Ground Package System Inc., doing business as Fed-Ex Ground, Mreic Sauget IL, LLC and others, alleging negligence. According…

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