Supreme Court reverses Fifth District to affirm St. Clair County ruling over spoilation of evidence claim
Burke Siding with the defendant, the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a ruling of the Fifth District Appellate Court in a negligent spoliation of evidence case.
Mudge Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge must decide whether Fifth District appellate judges who stopped a Lakin Chapman class action against Travelers Insurance also stopped one against Employers Mutual Casualty.
Edison PITTSBURGH – Bankruptcy Judge Bruce McCullough unraveled a plot between asbestos lawyers and bankruptcy lawyers, saving Travelers Insurance $146 million.
U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert's decision to dismiss a chiropractor's class action against Travelers Insurance means nothing in a chiropractor's class action against Travelers in Madison County, according to Jeff Millar of the Lakin Law Firm.
Brad Lakin Defendants usually deny everything a plaintiff alleges, but in a Lakin Law Firm class action Employers Mutual Casualty gladly admits that chiropractor Frank Bemis never contracted with it.
U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert made a rare and sensible ruling last month in a class action lawsuit filed against Travelers insurance company.
Stack Travelers Insurance plans to test the strength of a July 24 order from U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert of Benton that dismissed a class action lawsuit against the insurer.
BENTON – U.S. District Judge Philip Gilbert didn't just read briefs as he pondered whether to dismiss a class action suit against Travelers Insurance.
BENTON - U.S. District Court Judge Phil Gilbert has dismissed a suit that chiropractor Kathleen Roche of Belleville proposed as a class action against Travelers Insurance, a move that casts a cloud of uncertainty over similar suits in Madison and St. Clair counties.
Tom Lakin While a federal court is waiting to try Tom Lakin on sex and drug crimes, a state court is giving rosy treatment to cases brought by the law firm he founded.
Granite City Chiropractor Mark Eavenson, who has filed at least 23 class action cases against insurance companies in Madison County Circuit Court, will be in court March 31 for a case management conference in his suit against Corvel Corp.