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Collinsville District 10 sues First Student to indemnify from student suit

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 1:57am

The Collinsville Community Unit School District Unit No. 10 claims it should not be held liable for damages a student incurred on a school bus.

Insured sues to waive disability premiums

Andrea Dearden Sep. 1, 2010, 2:00am

A St. Clair County woman is suing Lincoln Financial Group for failing to pay long-term disability benefits.

Injuries claimed in Granite City accident

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 5:49am

A driver claims she suffered disability and disfigurement during a collision with a driver who failed to yield to her vehicle.

Couple sues driver for more than $100K in medical expenses

Andrea Dearden Sep. 1, 2010, 6:14am

A St. Clair County couple is suing a man they say caused a crash that has left them permanently injured.

McGlynn appointed circuit judge in St. Clair County

Ann Knef Sep. 1, 2010, 6:30am

McGlynn Belleville attorney Stephen McGlynn has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court as circuit judge in St. Clair County's 20th Judicial Circuit.

Woman sues driver who caused accident

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 6:51am

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck another vehicle that then slammed into her vehicle.

12 asbestos cases filed in Madison County Aug. 2-6

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 10:32am

Romani A total of 12 new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of Aug. 2 through Aug. 6.

10 new asbestos cases filed in Madison County Aug. 9-13

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2010, 10:36am

Cohn A total of 10 new asbestos complaints have been filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of Aug. 9 through Aug. 13. The following complaints have been filed:

Discovery schedule, trial date set in St. Louis Bread Company coffee burn case

Amelia Flood Sep. 1, 2010, 12:00pm

A personal injury suit over burns a baby allegedly suffered when coffee spilled on him at a St. Louis Bread Company restaurant has a discovery schedule and 2011 trial date.

Redbox files added defenses in class action suit over late fees

Amelia Flood Sep. 1, 2010, 1:00pm

Maag A DVD rental kiosk company is asking to file new defenses in a proposed national class action over the company's late fees.

Ambulance company moves to dismiss suit by EMT fired after punching patient

Amelia Flood Sep. 2, 2010, 1:43am

Van Dorn An ambulance company that fired one of its EMTs after he allegedly punched a combative patient claims that it had every right to fire plaintiff Jason Hayes, even if he was defending himself.

Conductor blames railroad operators for disabling knee injuries

Andrea Dearden Sep. 2, 2010, 2:15am

A former train conductor is accusing multiple railroad operators of violating the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA).

Lakin and Freed-Weiss class action battle for fees and control continues in N.J,

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2010, 3:57am

Lakin NEWARK, N.J. – Brad Lakin of Wood River and Paul Weiss of Chicago, who apparently resolved a public battle in 2008, waged it in secrecy this year.

Memorial seeks summary judgment in case where 'resource hospital' is at issue

Amelia Flood Sep. 2, 2010, 4:10am

Schoemaker Memorial Hospital's motion for summary judgment in a 2008 wrongful death case is being opposed by plaintiffs who claim Memorial serves as a resource hospital for the Illinois Emergency Medical System, and is therefore responsible.

ISBA offers audio Law Ed programs in September

The Madison County Record Sep. 2, 2010, 8:19am

The following continuing legal education programs hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) will take place via telephone from 12 noon to 1 p.m. (CST) as follows:

ISBA offers online Law Ed programs

The Madison County Record Sep. 2, 2010, 8:33am

The Illinois State Bar Association is offering the following online programs:

Crowder denies motions to dismiss and stay in atrazine class action

Ann Knef Sep. 2, 2010, 10:54am

Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder has denied motions to stay and to dismiss a proposed class action against a leading maker of the herbicide atrazine.

Driver sued for negligence in 2008 crash

Andrea Dearden Sep. 2, 2010, 11:24am

A St. Clair County woman is suing the driver she says is to blame for a car crash that left her with serious injuries.

Man sues two drivers for injuries suffered in separate crashes

Andrea Dearden Sep. 2, 2010, 11:26am

A St. Clair County man is suing two drivers for injuries he says he suffered in separate car crashes.

Stack certifies chiropractor class action

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2010, 2:24pm

Stack Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack certified a LakinChapman class action against Employers Mutual Casualty on Aug. 16.