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Electrician's suit against GE, others in Ruth's court June 29

Ann Maher Jun. 27, 2016, 12:57pm

A case management conference is set June 29 in Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth's court involving a US Steel worker's personal injury claim against his employer and others over severe burns he suffered in 2014.

Equipment and transport provider claims breach of agreement

Philip Gonzales Jun. 7, 2016, 7:27pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An equipment and transport provider is suing ConocoPhillips Company, a retail electric supplier, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to pay for completed work.

Ford's personal jurisdiction appeal in Madison County asbestos case will go to Fifth District; Supreme Court orders it so

Ann Maher May 26, 2016, 10:06am

The Fifth District Appellate Court has been ordered to hear Ford Motor Co.'s appeal on whether Madison County has personal jurisdiction over the Michigan-based auto maker in an asbestos case brought by Florida plaintiffs.

Midland Bank seeks balance plus costs on alleged unpaid promissory note

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 8, 2016, 12:56pm

BELLEVILLE – An Illinois bank is suing over an alleged unpaid promissory note.

Chris Pickett named as first CDO for Greensfelder

Annie Hunt Jan. 29, 2016, 8:30am

ST. LOUIS — Christoper A. Pickett has been chosen as the first chief diversity officer for St. Louis-based law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale.

Greensfelder firm in St. Louis joined by attorneys Herman and Wolkiewicz

The Madison County Record Jan. 20, 2016, 7:34am

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Ancient milk marketing case heard at high court; Justices poke at Highland dairy farmers' theory

The Madison County Record Jan. 19, 2016, 7:38am

SPRINGFIELD – Former Highland dairy farmers Michael and Denise Richter, who let a suit against Prairie Farms languish for five years, found no visible support at the Illinois Supreme Court for their plea that they didn’t let it die. At oral argument on Jan. 14, questions from the Justices harmonized better with Prairie Farms than with Fourth District appellate judges who kept the case alive.

Milk marketing dispute to be argued at Illinois Supreme Court on Jan. 14

Ann Maher Jan. 5, 2016, 12:23pm

A fraud suit that originated 10 years ago in Madison County will be argued at the Illinois Supreme Court on Jan. 14. Prairie Farms Dairy (PFD) is appealing a Fourth District Appellate Court decision involving a milk marketing agreement that went in favor of plaintiffs Michael and Denise Richter of Highland in June.

Trouw Nutrition removes sexual harassment suit to federal court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 21, 2015, 12:09pm

A nutrition company removed a former employee’s lawsuit alleging he suffered sexual harassment by fellow employees and was later terminated for reporting the alleged incidents.

IDC supports Prairie Farms in seeking to reverse revived '06 case; argument centers on plaintiffs' failure to meet deadlines

The Madison County Record Nov. 24, 2015, 7:28am

SPRINGFIELD – Court orders that dismiss civil actions should count as final judgments if plaintiffs ignore deadlines to amend, the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel argues at the Illinois Supreme Court.

Belleville nursing home denies liability in wrongful death suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 23, 2015, 10:26am

A Belleville nursing home denies liability in a wrongful death suit alleging neglect led to a patient’s death. Wilbur Meyer Jr., executor of the estate of Dolores Ervin, filed a lawsuit on July 16 against Protestant Memorial Medical Center, doing business as Memorial Care Center, alleging negligence under the Nursing Home Care Act. According to the complaint, the decedent suffered a hip fracture on June 9, 2013.

Alton business sues Guarantee Company, Kroeschell Engineering over unpaid balance for asbestos removal project

Robbie Hargett Nov. 4, 2015, 1:31pm

An Alton company is suing an insurance firm and an engineering business, alleging an unpaid balance for goods and services provided.

Greensfelder recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2016

The Madison County Record Nov. 3, 2015, 9:24am

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. is one of six firms in Missouri to be ranked "highly recommended" in Benchmark Litigation's 2016 edition. The firm also is ranked as a recommended firm in Illinois for 2016.

Greensfelder firm adds two attorneys at St. Louis office

The Madison County Record Oct. 10, 2015, 8:26am

ST. LOUIS – The Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale law firm has added two attorneys to its St. Louis office, Katherine L. Anderson and Caitlin M. Schweppe.

Illinois Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal over longstanding milk marketing dispute

Ann Maher Oct. 5, 2015, 4:39pm

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of Prairie Farms Dairy (PFD), locked in a long-term dispute with a Highland couple over a milk marketing agreement.

Alton doctor and medical practice seek to dismiss patient’s lawsuit over infected sutures

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 29, 2015, 9:14am

An Alton doctor and medical practice deny liability and seek to dismiss a patient’s lawsuit alleging infected sutures caused her bowels to drop.

Appliance manufacturer seeks to dismiss suit alleging faulty oven ranges

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 31, 2015, 9:15am

An appliance manufacturer seeks to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it was aware that its kitchen equipment had gas leaks but refused to reimburse or replace the alleged faulty oven ranges.

Contractor removes suit accusing it of abandoning project to federal court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 20, 2015, 4:29pm

A private construction company accused of allegedly abandoning a flood prevention project has removed the case to federal court.

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gales welcomes three new attorneys to its Belleville office

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jul. 14, 2015, 9:53am

Ann Marie Frey, Dominique de Vastey and Megha Shah join the St. Louis-based law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale P.C. as associates.

Peerless Premier Appliance alleges industrial firm sold hazardous equipment

Carol Ostrow Jul. 9, 2015, 1:52pm

A St. Clair County appliance business is suing a Carol Stream industrial firm regarding a disagreement over allegedly hazardous kitchen equipment.