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Tuesday, Sept. 4

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 1, 2007, 11:00am

10 a.m.

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Wednesday, Sept. 5

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 1, 2007, 11:05am

9:30 a.m.

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Thursday, Sept. 6

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 1, 2007, 11:14am

1 p.m.

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Friday, Sept. 7

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 1, 2007, 11:36am

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Tackle this frivolous lawsuit

News Service Sep. 2, 2007, 4:24am

To the editor:

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Blago sues...

News Service Sep. 2, 2007, 11:00am

Lawyers, try as they may to masquerade as something other, have a tendency under duress to revert back to their true life form.

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Feds try to introduce tawdry evidence in Lakin trial

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 3, 2007, 8:14am

If U.S. District Judge J. Philip Gilbert allows certain evidence into Tom Lakin's criminal trial, witness "John Doe 2" will testify that the once-powerful Metro-East plaintiff's lawyer "sexually groomed" him as a teenage minor.

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Monday, Sept. 10

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 4, 2007, 11:10am

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Missouri worker's asbestos complaint filed in Madison County

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 4, 2007, 3:25pm

The estate of Ambrose Poss filed an asbestos suit against 79 defendant corporations claiming he was exposed to asbestos while employed as a mechanic, service manager, business manager, supervisor and general manager at various locations from 1946-1981.

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Motel bathtub injury leads to $50k personal injury suit

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 4, 2007, 3:43pm

A woman who claims a Collinsville motel failed to provide a non-skid surface in its bathtub filed a $50,000 personal injury lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court.

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Casino Queen employees claim racial discrimination in suit

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 4:00am

Twenty current and former employees of the Casino Queen allege the business engaged in racial discrimination and retaliated against black employees who complained about it, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis.

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Hole in yard injures renter, suit says

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 6:00am

Judy Greer filed a personal injury suit against Maco Management in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 30, alleging she was injured when she tripped and fell in a hole on her rental property.

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Highway pedestrian sues state trooper after being struck on interstate

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 6:44am

A Fort Worth, Texas man who was allegedly struck by an Illinois State Police vehicle in Effingham filed a personal injury suit seeking damages in excess of $100,000 for his alleged injuries.

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Parents sue southern Illinois law enforcement officials over son's death

Steve Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 8:01am

Robert and Kay Jones of Union County filed suit in U.S. District Court against various law enforcement officials alleging they deprived them of their civil rights which resulted in the wrongful death of their son, Melvin Jones, a Navy veteran and member of the Illinois National Guard.

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State legal community and VA get together for vets

News Service Sep. 5, 2007, 10:00am

Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald of the Illinois Supreme Court, Director L. Tammy Duckworth of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, officials of The John Marshall Law School and the Illinois State Bar Association announced Wednesday a joint initiative to support Illinois veterans in obtaining legal services and disability and educational benefits.

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Tuesday, Sept. 11

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 11:11am

9:30 a.m.

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Wednesday, Sept. 12

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 11:18am

1 p.m.

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Thursday, Sept. 13

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 11:25am

9 a.m.

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Friday, Sept. 14

Carrie Gonzalez Sep. 5, 2007, 11:42am

9 a.m.

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