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Fifth District reverses one of its own in challenge to FOID card licensing statutes

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 25, 2017, 9:26pm

The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Appellate Judge John Barberis’ Jr.’s ruling as a circuit judge in Madison County granting dismissal in a man’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of two state firearm licensing statutes.

Madison County foreclosures April 18-20

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:05pm

There were 11 foreclosures in Madison County from April 18-20.

Madison County real estate April 3-6

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:04pm

An Edwardsville home sold for $590,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for April 3-6.

Madison County civil docket May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:03pm

There are 17 cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for May 1-5.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:02pm

The Madison County asbestos jury docket is scheduled for May 1-5 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobss' courtroom, room 327.

Madison County asbestos motion docket May 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:02pm

The Madison County asbestos motion docket is scheduled for May 1-5 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327.

Madison County jury awards passenger $17,500 in auto accident suit; Reaches opposite verdict from arbitrators’ assessment

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 25, 2017, 11:35am

After arbitrators assessed total fault to one driver in an Alton collision and no fault to the second driver, a Madison County jury reached a completely opposite verdict on Tuesday. 

Report urges asbestos trust transparency in Illinois; 'Disconnect' between asbestos trusts and asbestos litigation leads to 'double dipping'

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 24, 2017, 7:38am

A new study released Monday by the Illinois Civil Justice League discussing the need for asbestos trust transparency in Illinois argues that "disconnect" between the asbestos bankruptcy trust system and asbestos litigation creates an unfair atmosphere for solvent defendants.

Madison County civil docket April 24-27

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2017, 6:10pm

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Ruth, Dugan, Crowder and Hylla and Associate Judge Flack have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for April 24-27.

Madison County foreclosures April 10-17

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2017, 5:55pm

There were 10 foreclosures in Madison County from April 10-17.

Madison County real estate March 28-31

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2017, 5:54pm

An Edwardsville home sold for nearly $430,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for March 28-31.

Madison County asbestos motion docket April 24-26

Carrie Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2017, 5:47pm

There are 40 cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County asbestos motion docket for April 24-26 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327.

Passenger’s auto accident suit at trial in Dugan’s court; One driver found not liable by arbitrators before case was taken to trial

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 18, 2017, 4:20pm

A jury trial for a passenger’s auto accident suit began Monday in Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan’s courtroom.

Woman alleges injuries from trip, fall at East Alton apartment

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 2:17pm

EDWARDSVILLE - A Wood River woman alleges she was injured after tripped at an East Alton apartment complex. 

Missouri couple alleges Madison County drivers followed too closely before crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 12, 2017, 8:12am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Missouri couple is suing motorists Paul Garbe and Matthew Skibinski, both of Madison County, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries for a January 2016 accident.

Dugan presides over first trial; Jury awards motorist $5,542 but finds her 50 percent liable

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 11, 2017, 10:28pm

In newly appointed Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan’s courtroom, a jury awarded a motorist $5,542 in a suit involving a parking lot collision, but also found that the plaintiff was 50 percent liable.

Motorcyclist alleges injuries from Granite City crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 11, 2017, 6:50pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorcyclist is suing another motorist for alleged negligence for an April 2015 collision in a Granite City intersection.

Man alleges injuries in rear-end crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 11, 2017, 6:47pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver of a Chevrolet truck is suing a Highland motorist for alleged negligence while driving, causing injuries to his neck and back.

Motorist sues over Edwardsville collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 11, 2017, 6:44pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist for allegedly causing a multiple-car collision in Edwardsville in April 2015.

Woman claims commercial trucker struck her in Centralia

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 11, 2017, 6:23pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing a trucking company and its employee for alleged negligence while operating a company vehicle.