EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court judge ruled that a Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case against Prairie State Generating Company will move forward on several counts despite the defendant’s motion to dismiss the suit.
EAST ST. LOUIS — Twelve police officers will receive overtime and back pay wages, as well as attorneys’ fees, in a settlement reached with the East St. Louis Park District and its police chief Marion Hubbard.
EAST ST. LOUIS — An insurance company's lawsuit against two business it says are responsible for a restaurant fire contained just enough possible evidence to go to trial, a District Court judge decided on April 21.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court has denied a request by Hodgson Mill Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an Illinois woman alleging that the grain and baking products company falsely advertised its products as having all-natural ingredients.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A Madison County drug store has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Florida-based medical supply company, citing alleged invasion of privacy by sending numerous advertisements through fax.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A federal judge has dismissed the claims of nine plaintiffs in Multi-District Litigation against the makers of the anti-epilepsy drug Depakote which allegedly causes serious birth defects in children.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A scheduling and discovery conference is set for early next month in the fraud case of the now former private management firm of the Illinois Lottery, filed following a newspaper's investigation.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A convicted murderer's civil action against three drugmakers arguing his medication made him commit the crime was dismissed after a magistrate judge threw it out on grounds of timeliness.
EAST ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing AMS Services LLC, a railroad construction company, citing alleged breach of contract for refusing to award him commission he says he earned for driving company revenue.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A Southern District of Illinois judge recently adopted a recommendation that requires a pay-out from the multidistrict litigation (MDL) common benefit fund for now-settled birth control product liability litigation against Bayer.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A walk-in healthcare clinic is suing SSM Healthcare (owning and operating Good Samaritan Hospital) and SSM Health Express Clinic for alleged trademark infringement resulting in unfair competition.
EAST ST. LOUIS — Almost two years after the death of 72-year-old Olaphan Haley at a Franklin County rest stop, the wrongful-death lawsuit filed on her behalf by her husband William Haley Jr. has been settled.