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Suit alleges truck driver caused multi-vehicle crash

A truck driver is accused of negligently veering into another lane while traveling on Interstate 55, allegedly causing a multi-vehicle crash. Bridgette Ebersoldt and Kevin Ebersoldt filed a complaint Dec. 7 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Merrell Enterprises LLC, Ernest Lumley and Richard Snyder, alleging negligence. According to the compliant, the Ebersoldts were driving south on Interstate…

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Man sues Edison’s Entertainment Complex over icy slip, fall

The owners of the Edison’s Entertainment Complex are being sued by a man who claims he slipped on ice while entering the property. Ronald Shafer filed a complaint Dec. 10 in the Madison County Circuit COurt against The E-Zone at Sunset Hills LLC, doing business as Edison’s Entertainment Complex, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Shafer claims he suffered injuries,…

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Woman allegedly broke kneecap after falling in Granite City parking lot

A woman claims she broke her kneecap when she fell in the Ruler Foods parking lot on Valentine’s Day. Pamela Asadorian filed a complaint Dec. 17 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Soho Investments Inc., alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Soho Investments owned, operated and managed a commercial property located off Nameoki Road in Granite City. Asadorian alleges…

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Truck driver, passenger allege injuries from rear-end collision in traffic jam

A tractor-trailer driver and his passenger claim they were injured when another truck driver allegedly caused a rear-end collision due to traffic caused by road construction. Edgar Ramos and Derek Ramos filed the complaint Dec. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois against Araya Trucking LLC and Tesfemikael Tesfaldet Araya. According to the complaint, Edgar…

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Comp to face pandemic-related challenges in 2021, beyond

Workers compensation will likely continue to face challenges from the pandemic and will need to adapt to address COVID-19-related treatment gaps, according to a report released Thursday by Mitchell International Inc. In its 2020 Industry Trends Report, the San Diego-based property/casualty technology company predicts that the workers comp industry will continue to see shortages of primary care physicians and delays…

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