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Resident alleges St. Paul's Home failed to change dressing on wound

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 11:10am

BELLEVILLE — A resident is suing a Belleville nursing home for allegedly failing to properly treat her heel would or change the dressing. 

Case management conference set in lawsuit alleging minor patient contracted herpes from dental tools

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 20, 2016, 2:33pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder scheduled a case management conference in a woman’s suit alleging her daughter contracted the herpes simplex Type 1 virus from contaminated dental tools during a routine dental exam.

Collinsville attorney reaches settlement in failed adoption suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 13, 2016, 1:41pm

A Collinsville attorney accused of failing to disclose a conflict of interest in an adoption case has reached a settlement with the Jersey County couple.

Adoption agency accuses couple of failing to obtain home study in botched adoption suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 29, 2016, 9:20am

An adoption agency argues that a Jersey County couple failed to seek out an agency to provide a home study and consent to their adoption in a suit alleging a conflict of interest. Plaintiffs Greg and Janet Warren claim they entered into a contractual relationship with attorney Deborah Crouse-Cobb of Crouse-Cobb & Bays in Collinsville on Nov. 22, 2013, to provide legal services related to the adoption of Jude Warren, a child.

Trial date set in suit alleging botched adoption

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 29, 2016, 3:00pm

A jury trial has been scheduled for Sept. 11, 2017, in a Jersey County couple’s lawsuit alleging a Collinsville attorney and adoption agency’s conflict of interest botched their attempt to adopt a baby.

Plaintiffs don't get to change judges simply because they withdraw, refile suit, high court rules

Dana Herra Jan. 5, 2016, 1:20pm

The Illinois Supreme Court has shot down a plaintiff’s attempt to change judges after she dropped a lawsuit and then re-filed it, saying her attempt to “reset the clock” on the process was a loophole those who wrote the rules did not intend to be exploited. State law allows each party to a lawsuit to request one substitution of judge without cause, as long as the motion is made before the judge ha