Real estate agency denied motion to transfer venue; Defense says case will unnecessarily congest Madison County
Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian denied a real estate agency’s motion to transfer venue in a couple’s lawsuit claiming that sellers of a Clinton County home failed to disclose defects.According to the complaint filed May 6, Plaintiffs Richard and Beverly Braun say they were unaware of numerous defects in their house because the residential real property disclosure report, of which they
Hylla’s dismissal of shopper’s personal injury lawsuit against Alton Square Mall affirmed at appellate court
Hylla WelchThe Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed Madison County Chief Judge David Hylla’s dismissal of a shopper’s slip and fall lawsuit against Alton Square Mall.Justice Thomas Welch delivered the judgment of the court. Presiding Justice Stephen Spomer concurred in the judgment and opinion. Justice Richard Goldenhersh dissented.Plaintiff Mercedena Burns filed a three count complaint against
An insurance company seeks to be dismissed from a Washington Park police officer’s lawsuit alleging he is owed money for injuries from an automobile accident with an intoxicated driver.
Heidi EckertA case involving a pedestrian accusing an East St. Louis police officer of hitting him with a patrol car while he was walking across the street has been reassigned to St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson.Gleeson scheduled a motion hearing regarding the defendants’ motion to dismiss on Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. According to the complaint filed April 22, Raymond Wilbourn claims he was walking
St. ClairThe parents of a minor student filed a motion to strike the defendant’s affirmative defenses in a lawsuit alleging a bus driver duct taped the boy’s arms together during his ride to school.According to the complaint filed on April 23, Robert Wainner and Kristina Miller, parents of the boy identified as A.W., claim their son was riding on the school bus operated by Durham School Services on