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Best Lawyers In America Honors 23 Attorneys At Sanberg Phoenix Law Firm

Dawn Geske Aug. 30, 2016, 1:12pm

A total of 23 lawyers from an Illinois- and Missouri-based law firm have been named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list.

St. Clair County real estate Aug. 16-19

Carrie Gonzolaz Aug. 30, 2016, 12:05pm

A Shiloh home sold for $378,000 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for Aug. 16-19.

Madison County real estate Aug. 12-18

Carrie Gonzolaz Aug. 30, 2016, 12:02pm

A Collinsville home sold for $494,900 as part of the Madison County real estate transactions for Aug. 12-18.

Madison County foreclosures Aug. 22-26

Carrie Gonzolaz Aug. 30, 2016, 11:57am

There are 11 foreclosures for Madison County from Aug. 22-26, including Granite City, Alton, Edwardsville, Bethalto, Highland and Collinsville.

OSF Healthcare Systems, doctor deny liability in patient's alleged stroke

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 30, 2016, 11:43am

OSF Healthcare Systems and one of its doctors deny liability in a man’s lawsuit alleging he suffered a stroke after he was taken off an anticoagulant medication.

Metro Contracting countersues homeowners; Alleges reconstructed home's price escalated from requested upgrades

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 30, 2016, 11:33am

A contracting company claims the cost of a Wood River couple’s rebuilt home was increased due to the changes and upgrades they requested after their a 2012 fire.

Auctioneer, property owner deny liability in suit alleging injuries from upturned garden rake

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 30, 2016, 11:16am

An auctioneer and property owner both deny liability in a guest’s lawsuit alleging he was injured when he stepped on a rake.

Are mass tort litigators tampering with the juror process?

The Madison County Record Aug. 30, 2016, 11:11am

It's illegal to tamper with juries. Trying to inundate potential jurors with one-sided advertising is not.

Companies seek to dismiss contamination lawsuit for lack of jurisdiction, exceeding statute of limitations

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 30, 2016, 10:50am

Companies accused of contaminating a man’s property seek to dismiss the suit for exceeding the statute of limitations and lack of jurisdiction.

Madison County civil docket Sept. 6-9

Carrie Gonzolaz Aug. 30, 2016, 10:41am

Madison County Circuit Judges Crowder, Mudge, Matoesian, Barberis and Ruth have 21 hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Sept. 6-9.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Sept. 6

Carrie Gonzolaz Aug. 30, 2016, 10:36am

The Madison County asbestos jury docket will be held at 9 a.m. on Sept. 6 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Sept. 6-9

Carrie Gonzolaz Aug. 30, 2016, 10:31am

The Madison County asbestos motion docket will be held at 9 a.m. on Sept. 6, 8 and 9 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Freedom of expression includes right to boycott 49ers sponsors

The Madison County Record Aug. 30, 2016, 10:09am

I have a right to contact the sponsors, whose products appear on television and radio where Mr. Kaepernick is playing, and tell them I might be disinclined to buy their product because of their seeming support of Mr. Kaepernick’s behavior.

Son alleges health care providers caused his mother's death

Michael Abella Aug. 30, 2016, 9:59am

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County man is suing health care providers, alleging their negligence caused the wrongful death of his mother.

Belleville motorist alleges Red Bud driver caused crash

Michael Abella Aug. 30, 2016, 9:56am

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville woman is suing a Red Bud motorist, alleging his negligence caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Challenge to St. Clair County judges' candidacies expected at Supreme Court; Judges have Madigan lawyer on their side

Ann Maher Aug. 30, 2016, 9:31am

Not too many Chicago attorneys enjoy household name recognition in the Metro-East, but one connected to powerful Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael J.

Illinois work comp needs reform, critics say; Bloated government is ‘hindrance to progress, trade and prosperity’

Ann Maher Aug. 29, 2016, 3:43pm

Critics of bloated state government point to the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission (IWCC) as a prime example of inefficiency.

Madigan's map

Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute Aug. 29, 2016, 11:26am

In a 4-3 ruling, the Illinois Supreme Court erased from November ballots a referendum on legislative mapmaking, and handed a major victory to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan Aug. 25.

Government needs to stop picking energy winners and losers

The Madison County Record Aug. 29, 2016, 11:17am

Illinois corn farmers and ethanol producers have benefitted from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which has effectively created a sustainable and independent market for conventional ethanol.

Jailed man sues Belleville attorney alleging legal fees were taken during a suspension

The Madison County Record Aug. 29, 2016, 8:53am

BENTON – Belleville lawyer Charles Stegmeyer took a fee while his license was suspended, a former client pleads from Pinckneyville jail.