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Sanctions sought against asbestos lawyers for using John Crane as 'shill' to keep cases in Cook County

Nov. 30, 2015, 7:35am by Jonathan Bilyk

Attorneys for defendants in a Cook County asbestos case have brought an action against the opposing counsel in the case, asking the court to punish the plaintiff’s attorneys and the counsel for John Crane Inc., one of the other defendants named in the case, for their alleged use of Crane as a "shill" to prevent defendants from transferring the case and others like it out of Cook Count... more...

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Parents blame driver for injuries daughter suffered in accident

Nov. 24, 2015, 1:53pm by Molly English-Bowers

A minor girl and her parents, individually and on her behalf, are suing a Staunton motorist, alleging negligence for injuries the daughter sustained in a car accident.

Five auto passengers seek damages from motorist who allegedly drove into their vehicle

Nov. 24, 2015, 1:40pm by Molly English-Bowers

Five automobile passengers are suing a motorist, alleging negligence over injuries they say they sustained when the defendant's vehicle rear-ended theirs.

Couple blames motorist for causing head-on vehicle collision

Nov. 24, 2015, 1:11pm by Molly English-Bowers

A New Baden couple is suing an O'Fallon woman, alleging negligence over injuries resulting from a head-on collision with the defendant's vehicle.

Motorist blames another driver for chain-reaction accident

Nov. 24, 2015, 12:38pm by Molly English-Bowers

An Illinois woman is suing another driver, alleging his negligence caused injuries the plaintiff sustained in a chain reaction automobile accident.

Majority of Illinois Independents in favor of government spending cuts, poll says

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:42am by Vimbai Chikomo

As Illinois lawmakers strive to solve the state budget impasse, Illinoisans have spoken out loud and clear. In a recent poll released by Americans for Prosperity Illinois, 62 percent of Independents are in favor of spending cuts, while a mere 9 percent support taxes hikes.

General Motors says ignition switch lawsuits are misjoined; seeks to transfer to Cook County

Nov. 24, 2015, 7:43am by Heather Isringhausen Gvillo

General Motors claims several lawsuits alleging its defective engine and ignition key switch caused numerous collisions were misjoined and should be treated as separate suits.

Woman claims she lost part of finger in car door

Nov. 23, 2015, 3:11pm by Molly English-Bowers

An Illinois woman is suing over the partial loss of a finger in an incident involving the defendant's vehicle.

Family sues National Union Fire Insurance over denied death benefits

Nov. 23, 2015, 2:39pm by Molly English-Bowers

A Bethalto woman and her son are suing over the denial of a death benefit payment of insurance. Lacey Heineman and Shane Pride filed the suit Oct. 26 in Madison County Circuit Court against National Union Fire Insurance of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

Couple sues health care professional over infection following knee surgery

Nov. 23, 2015, 2:18pm by Molly English-Bowers

An Illinois couple is suing health care professionals, alleging negligence over an infection caused by knee surgery and the lingering issues of that infection.

Motorist says another driver caused accident that led to injuries

Nov. 23, 2015, 2:10pm by Molly English-Bowers

A Highland motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence over injuries suffered in a motor vehicle collision.