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Judge Maddox puts exclamation on career

Ann Knef Dec. 1, 2006, 3:44am

Question: You came out of retirement to return to work in a challenging environment. Why did you do it?

State legal horizon changing for tobacco makers

Rob Luke Dec. 1, 2006, 3:57am

Oregon Supreme Court America's cigarette industry breathed a sigh of relief last week after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to reconsider the Illinois Supreme Court ruling that threw a high-profile class action case against Philip Morris out of court.

New Lawsuits: Friday, Dec. 1

Steve Gonzalez Dec. 1, 2006, 9:36am

Kienstra Inc. v. Equipment Lease, LLC et.al

Juries need 12 cognizant members

News Service Dec. 3, 2006, 5:44am

To the editor:

We paid the Price

News Service Dec. 3, 2006, 5:45am

Our nation's highest court hammered the final nails in the coffin of Price v. Phillip Morris last week, and we must admit, the news prompted mixed feelings.

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Steve Gonzalez Dec. 4, 2006, 2:25am

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St. Clair County Circuit judges sworn in

Ann Knef Dec. 4, 2006, 6:25am

Judge Jan Fiss St. Clair County Circuit Judges Jan Fiss, Milton Wharton and Lloyd Cueto were sworn into office Monday morning by Fifth Appellate Court Judge James K. Donovan before a gathering of approximately 20 well-wishers.

Third Circuit adopts mandatory arbitration program

Steve Gonzalez Dec. 4, 2006, 8:07am

Minutes after swearing in Madison County's two new circuit judges, Chief Judge Ann Callis ushered in another sweeping reform.

Hylla, Crowder sworn in as circuit judges

Steve Gonzalez Dec. 4, 2006, 9:46am

Madison County Circuit Judges Barbara Crowder and David Hylla were sworn into office Monday morning by Chief Judge Ann Callis before a standing room only crowd at the Madison County Courthouse

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New Lawsuits: Monday, Dec. 4

Steve Gonzalez Dec. 5, 2006, 4:06am

Fresh from the courthouse:

Neurosurgeon named in med mal suit

Ann Knef Dec. 5, 2006, 4:21am

Dale M. Hutton claims neurosurgeon Robert E. Schultz, M.D. botched her back surgery in a lawsuit filed Nov. 28 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Krispy Kreme customer slips on water in bathroom

Ann Knef Dec. 5, 2006, 4:42am

A Fairview Heights Krispy Kreme Doughnut customer claims back and spine injuries after slipping and falling on water from a bathroom floor.

PRORehab Physical and Sports Therapy Grand Opening in Edwardsville

News Service Dec. 6, 2006, 3:34am

PRORehab Physical and Sports Therapy opens clinic in Edwardsville, Illinois on December 4, 2006.

Asbestos Jury Docket: Friday, Dec. 15

Carrie Gonzalez Dec. 6, 2006, 6:32am

Monday, December 11

Asbestos Jury Docket: Monday, Dec. 11

Carrie Gonzalez Dec. 6, 2006, 6:48am

Monday, December 11

Lakin sexual assault case continued

Ann Knef Dec. 6, 2006, 10:17am

Attorney Thomas Lakin's pending civil sexual assault case has once again been continued.