CHICAGO – An Illinois workers’ compensation attorney who calls Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker a genius is saluting the politician for his proposed elimination of an independent review board for workers’ compensation cases.
Attorney John Hopkins suggests that an adoption agency misrepresented and “cherry picked” a father’s alleged sexual assault in an effort to paint the couple in the worst light possible and argues that the agency’s motion to dismiss is “so meritless that the court should entertain sanctions.”
A former client filed a motion to disqualify counsel for O’Fallon attorney Amanda Kelton Bradley Verett and attorney Michael Reid in a legal malpractice case, arguing that the two have “antagonistic defenses” and cannot be represented by the same counsel.
There are only two cases set on the Madison County asbestos jury docket for March 1 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.