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Motorist alleges tractor trailer driver caused collision on I-270

A motorist claims a tractor trailer driver sideswiped his vehicle on Interstate 270, causing him to suffer injuries. Jerry Lamont Young filed a complaint Nov. 12 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Jim Douglas Matson and Lembeck Enterprises LLC, alleging negligence. According to his complaint, Young was driving a Chevy Impala and traveling on Interstate 270 in Edwardsville on…

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Woman sues over fall on stairs at Edwardsville restaurant

A woman alleges she fell at an Edwardsville restaurant when she slipped on stairs that did not have handrails. Leatrice M. Garrett filed a complaint Nov. 12 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Chapi Inc., and LSBH LLC, alleging negligence. According to her complaint, Garrett was a customer at the defendant’s restaurant located on North Main Street in Edwardsville…

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Motorcyclist alleges truck driver backed into his lane, caused collision

A motorcyclist claims he was injured when a truck driver backed into his lane of travel and caused the plaintiff to crash. Robert Conway filed a complaint Nov. 8 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Billy Dunnagan and ADR Inc., alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Conway was operating his Yamaha Vstar motorcycle southbound on Alhambra Road in Madison…

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Patient alleges spinal injuries went undiagnosed, caused partial paralysis

A patient alleges his spinal fractures went undiagnosed and untreated for months, which has caused him to suffer partial paralysis. Danny Grove and Marilyn Grove filed a complaint against Southern Illinois Health Care Foundation Inc., doing business as SIHF Healthcare, Luis C. DeVenecia, M.D., Jamie Bump, N.P. and United States of America, alleging medical negligence. According to his complaint, Grove…

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Construction defects, though common, rarely rise to personal harm for end users

Although it’s a common occurrence for construction workers to be injured on the job, how often do contractors fail to follow safety regulations that result in potential personal harm to the end user? Rarely, construction lawyers say. An example of such was the recent federal indictment of Indiana contractor Jeffrey Delucio, who, if convicted, could face up to 20 years…

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Patient alleges injuries following cholecystectomy

A patient claims a physician with OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center negligently performed a cholecystectomy, causing her to suffer injuries. Angela Powers filed a complaint Oct. 29 in the Madison County Circuit Court against OSF Healthcare System, doing business as OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center, OSF Multi-Speciality Group, doing business as OSF Medial Group, and Alejandro F. Sanz, M.D., alleging…

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