EAST ST. LOUIS – St.Clair County resident Toni Perrin concealed the value of a suit against retailer Dillard’s in bad faith to defeat federal jurisdiction, U.S. District Judge David Herndon ruled on July 13.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier swore he knew nothing of campaign contributions from State Farm in 2004, according to a motion the insurer filed against a $10 billion racketeering claim on July 17.
EAST ST. LOUIS – District judge David Herndon denied the Highland Board of Education’s motion for summary judgment in a discrimination suit, concluding a jury could conclude that the plaintiff was paid less because of her gender.
CHICAGO – U.S. Seventh Circuit appellate judges reversed a jury verdict clearing Madison County jail guards of blame for a suicide attempt that has kept Reginald Pittman in a vegetative state for 10 years.