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Daugherty says he could 'divorce' personal beliefs from professional positions

Jul. 31, 2015, 2:03pm by Record News

Madison County attorney Jack Daugherty pledges to put aside his visibly partisan ways if circuit judges appoint him as associate judge. “I am very good at divorcing my professional positions from my personal beliefs,” he said on July 30. more...

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Injured passenger takes oncoming vehicle’s driver to court

Jul. 29, 2015, 12:27pm by Carol Ostrow

A Madison County woman filed a lawsuit against a motorist regarding a 2014 accident. Amanda J.

Woman litigates over rear-end collision damages

Jul. 29, 2015, 12:09pm by Carol Ostrow

A Madison County woman is suing a driver regarding a 2013 automobile accident in Glen Carbon.

Rear-ended victims litigate for insurance coverage

Jul. 29, 2015, 9:47am by Carol Ostrow

A couple is suing an insurance company alleging non-payment of benefits following a 2013 automobile accident.

Gregory Shevlin elected to Illinois Bar Foundation board of directors

Jul. 28, 2015, 10:17am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

Belleville attorney Gregory L. Shevlin has been elected to the board of directors of the Illinois Bar Foundation for a two-year term.

Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel sponsors blood drive

Jul. 28, 2015, 10:01am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Young Lawyers Division, is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive next month. The event is scheduled for Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Judge Gleeson grants summary judgment in case alleging rental fraud

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:54am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson granted default judgment on July 24 in a woman’s lawsuit against a property owner who allegedly inflated rental fees and then refused to perform the required work to make the property inhabitable.

Metrolink denies liability in passenger’s stairway slip

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:49am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

Metrolink denies liability in woman’s personal injury suit alleging she was injured after she slipped and fell on wet stairs as she was using its light rail system.

Apartment complex removes suit alleging injuries from faulty balcony railing

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:36am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

An apartment complex removed a case to federal court that alleges a man was injured when a faulty balcony railing allegedly caused him to fall.

Student’s lawsuit demanding costs of college transferred to non-jury docket

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:32am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

St. Clair County Circuit Court Andrew Gleeson ruled that a 22-year-old student’s lawsuit demanding costs of attending college from her father is a non-jury case.

Tree cutter admits that he was liable for his own alleged injuries in suit against homeowner

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:29am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

A tree cutter who originally sued a homeowner after he fell out of the tree while sawing off limbs has admitted that the defendant is not liable for his alleged injuries and that he climbed the tree of his own accord. Plaintiff Cody LaFarge’s May 29 admission states that he is not holding defendant Kelly Thurman responsible for him falling out of the tree on the defendant’s property. “At no time did Kelly direct me to climb into the tree."