Argosy Casino in Alton seeks to file a third-party complaint against Ronnoco Coffee in a woman’s lawsuit alleging she was burned when she spilled complimentary hot coffee on her hand.
Roxana refinery defendants deny liability and argue that they complied with state laws in a former Roxana Junior High School teacher’s lawsuit alleging exposure to benzene.
Ameren denies liability in a man’s lawsuit alleging he was injured when the backhoe he was operating struck an electrical line.
The Belleclair Fairgrounds Park claims a man caused his own injuries when his chair allegedly collapsed.
According to the complaint, Sentry has offered the payback program and payback agreement since 1986 to persuade safe drivers to purchase its insurance with the promise that if a driver remained claim-free for five years, the defendant would start to refund them half of their earlier paid premiums and would continue to do so for each claim-free year.
Several HeplerBroom attorneys were selected as Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2016.
According to attorneys with the Simmons firm, a rare Madison County asbestos trial settled for an undisclosed amount Sunday night. Jurors were dismissed Monday morning. The trial ended after just one day of testimony in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom. Crane Co. was the only remaining defendant at the time of trial.
Stobbs rules MC asbestos court lacks personal jurisidction over Texan defendant; Murco's joint compound blend also did not contain asbestos
Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs dismissed a Texas defendant from an asbestos suit on Oct. 20, for lack of jurisdiction. He entered an order in favor of Murco Wall Products six days after a hearing. “Defendant Murco maintains that they did not conduct business or make sales of products manufactured by Murco to the state of Illinois and the plaintiff offers insufficient evidence that it did,” Stobbs wrote.