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Johnson & Johnson asks for change of venue in talcum powder case; St. Louis market airs quarter of all ads nationwide

April Bamburg Aug. 22, 2016, 11:48am

ST. LOUIS – Attorneys representing Johnson & Johnson in a talcum powder-ovarian cancer lawsuit have filed a motion for a change of venue saying the jury pool has been unfairly influenced by an extraordinary amount of lawyer advertising in the St. Louis market.

TUA sees stopgap budget as temporary fix to CTU's demands

April Bamburg Jul. 11, 2016, 8:18am

While the state's stopgap budget adopted on the eve of a new fiscal year has for now satisfied the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), a taxpayer watchdog believes it's just a matter of time before more demands are made known.

St. Clair County Foreclosure Mediation program helps residents save their homes

April Bamburg Jun. 2, 2016, 3:13pm

Homeowners in St. Clair County facing foreclosure have resources available as they go through the process - the St. Clair County Mediation program being one of them.

I-LAW supports legislation for oversight in asbestos claims; But 'double dipping' law not likely to get chance in Illinois, Akin says

April Bamburg Apr. 11, 2016, 8:26am

Companies have put billions of dollars into asbestos trust funds that are designed to compensate victims of conditions that have been caused by exposure to asbestos, and due to slack oversight, there are often opportunities for fraud to occur.

Pro bono programs in Madison County are making a difference.

April Bamburg Apr. 11, 2016, 7:38am

For Madison County residents who are looking for information and assistance in certain legal matters, the courts offer several legal resources free of charge to clients, through the Pro Bono Committee.