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Catholic Diocese of Belleville says priest’s alleged sexual relationship is religious matter, not legal issue

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 6:30pm

The Catholic Diocese of Belleville seeks to dismiss a woman’s suit alleging a priest engaged in a sexual relationship with her, arguing that the issue is a matter of religious doctrine and should be addressed by the Catholic Church rather than the court.

Woman’s suit alleging she fell while cutting grass voluntarily dismissed

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 6:13pm

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson granted voluntary dismissal in a woman’s suit alleging she fell on a city retaining wall while cutting her grass.

Carlinville doctor denies liability in suit alleging he failed to inform others of possible injuries

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 6:01pm

A physician denies liability in a patient’s suit alleging he was paralyzed when his doctor failed to inform others of his potential injuries.

Collinsville KFC owner says statements were true in defamation suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 5:37pm

Hohman Enterprises says that any alleged statements made about a former shift supervisor at the Collinsville KFC restaurant were true and privileged in response to his defamation suit.

Suit alleging faulty airbags voluntarily dismissed

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 17, 2017, 2:12pm

An East St. Louis man voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit alleging the airbag on his Chevy Impla failed to deploy properly in a collision.

Madison County jury awards UPS delivery driver $16K in suit alleging dog attack; Plaintiff requested $1.6M

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 11, 2017, 4:14pm

A Madison County jury returned a verdict in favor of a UPS driver on Wednesday, awarding the plaintiff $16,000 in a suit alleging he injured his back when he was attacked by a dog while delivering a package.

Napoli attorney reacts to updated asbestos standing order; Praises new structure but wants defense bar to share in new burdens

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 11, 2017, 9:43am

Asbestos plaintiff attorney Patrick Haines is praising the updated Madison County Standing Case Management Order and the structure it provides, but expressed concern over what he says places too heavy of a burden on the plaintiffs' side.

UPS delivery driver’s dog attack suit at trial in Mudge’s court; Defense questions when plaintiff returned to work

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 11, 2017, 12:06am

A suit alleging a UPS delivery driver injured his back after being attacked by a dog in 2012 is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s courtroom.

Highland couple denies liability in delivery driver's dog bite suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 10, 2017, 5:46pm

A Highland couple allege a delivery driver failed to exercise caution for her own safety in a suit alleging the woman was bit by their dog while delivering a package.

Owner of Worden rental home seeks to dismiss personal injury suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 10, 2017, 8:56am

The owner of a Worden rental home seeks to dismiss a woman’s suit alleging she fell off the porch while carrying a moving box.

Dog owners allege girl provoked dog in attack

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 9, 2017, 4:49pm

A Troy couple alleges a Collinsville girl provoked their dog before she was allegedly attacked and bit.

Sixteen Madison County jury trials went to verdict in 2016; Nearly $8 million awarded to nine plaintiffs

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 5, 2017, 11:21am

Madison County jurors awarded a total of $7,987,756 in 16 civil jury trials that went all the way to verdict in 2016.

Fifth District affirms Flack's ruling awarding motorist $2,259 following Collinsville collision

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 3, 2017, 7:55pm

The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed Madison County Associate Judge Donald Flack’s ruling granting a motorist $2,259.12 following a Collinsville collision.

Discovery deposition set in Byron's suit against Wal-Mart

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 3, 2017, 6:27pm

Former Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron is scheduled to provide a discovery deposition in a suit alleging he was injured when he fell off a pre-assembled saddle stool.

Auto body shop says former employee failed to exhaust administrative remedies in pregnancy discrimination suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 3, 2017, 6:20pm

An auto body shop alleges a former employee failed to exhaust her administrative remedies before filing a lawsuit alleging she was discriminated against due to her pregnancy.

Attorney seeks to withdraw from wrongful termination suit; Says client 'refused' to communicate

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 3, 2017, 6:10pm

An attorney filed a motion to withdraw as counsel in a woman’s wrongful termination class action, alleging she has made it “impossible” to represent by refusing to communicate.

Pharmacy seeks to dismiss suit alleging malpractice

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 3, 2017, 5:50pm

A pharmacy seeks to dismiss a wrongful death suit alleging a woman died after she was prescribed a new medication.

Fifth District reverses Gleeson's order denying transfer in collision suit to Randolph County

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 30, 2016, 3:59pm

The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson’s order denying transfer in a car accident suit Justice Judge Cates delivered the Rule 23 decision on Dec. 28 reversing Gleeson’s order and remanding the case back to St. Clair County with directions to grant transfer to Randolph County.

Repair company denies liability in tenant’s lawsuit over black mold

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 20, 2016, 3:39pm

Raz Repair seeks to dismiss an apartment tenant’s lawsuit alleging she was injured from black mold.

Dismissal granted for Alton Memorial defendants in medical malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 20, 2016, 3:34pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted dismissal, but allowed the plaintiffs to amend their complaint in a suit alleging a patient developed sepsis following surgery.