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St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in Gleeson's court in medical malpractice suit alleging misdiagnosed spinal injury

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jun. 1, 2017, 1:36pm

A St. Clair County jury returned a verdict in favor of all four defendant medical professionals on Wednesday in Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson's courtroom in a suit alleging they failed to recognize the severity of a patient's spinal injury. 

Lopinot grants in part, denies in part auction company’s motion to dismiss suit alleging shill bidding

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 26, 2017, 7:30am

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot granted partial dismissal of a suit alleging shill or ghost bidding was used to raise prices at a land auction, but granted the plaintiffs an opportunity to provide additional details.

Motorcyclist awarded $50,000 in suit alleging he crashed to avoid girl on bicycle; Jury found plaintiff was 30 percent liable

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 4, 2017, 10:17am

A St. Clair County jury awarded a motorcyclist $50,000 in a crash he says was caused when he had to swerve to avoid a minor girl who rode her bicycle into his path, but found the plaintiff was 30 percent negligent in the collision.

Astronomers seek to strike woman's demand for bill of particulars; They say their 15-page complaint is sufficient

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 8, 2017, 10:31am

Two astronomers seek to strike another astronomer's demand for a bill of particulars in their suit alleging the woman made defamatory statements within their professional community.

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.

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.

Madison County jury awards woman $5,800 in car accident suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 6, 2016, 1:01pm

A Madison County jury awarded a woman $5,800 in a suit alleging a motorist struck a police cruiser while she was handcuffed in the backseat.

Car accident suit at trial in Judge Matoesian's court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 29, 2016, 1:51pm

A car accident lawsuit alleging a woman was injured when a driver struck the police cruiser she was sitting in while handcuffed in the backseat is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s courtroom.

Belleville attorney James Mendillo appointed ARDC Chair

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 14, 2016, 3:57pm

The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday announced that it has appointed James R. Mendillo of the Belleville firm Freeark Harvey & Mendillo PC as the Chair of the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, ARDC.

Madison County jury awards woman $29K in car accident suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 7, 2015, 1:07pm

A Madison County jury awarded a woman $29,355 in a lawsuit involving an Edwardsville vehicle accident.

Two car accident lawsuits at trial in Madison County

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 2, 2015, 8:01am

Two car accident lawsuits went to trial this week in the Madison County Circuit Court. Judges Dennis Ruth and Tom Chapman are presiding over the cases.