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Judge waits for Supreme Court on Tillery subpoenas of Farm Bureau, fertilizer group

Steve Korris Jul. 1, 2011, 2:33am

SPRINGFIELD – U.S. Magistrate Judge Byron Cudmore won't open records of private groups to class action lawyer Stephen Tillery unless the Illinois Supreme Court does.

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Edwardsville attorney Stufflebeam elected to IDC board

Staff Reports Jul. 1, 2011, 5:00am

Stufflebeam Patrick W. Stufflebeam, attorney with the firm of HeplerBroom, LLC, has been elected to the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC) Board of Directors.

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Joharifard joins HeplerBroom as associate

Staff Reports Jul. 1, 2011, 5:00am

Joharifard Sherin Joharifard has joined HeplerBroom LLC in the Edwardsville office as an associate attorney with an emphasis in toxic tort defense.

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Union Pacific sued by worker injured after derailment

Andrea Dearden Jul. 1, 2011, 5:35am

A railroad employee claims Union Pacific is to blame for injuries he says he received while walking around the tracks following a derailment.

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Repetitive injuries claimed in suit against Union Pacific

Andrea Dearden Jul. 1, 2011, 6:38am

A former employee claims a dozen years worth of work for Union Pacific has left him with serious injuries.

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Engineer sues Union Pacific over fall on steep rail bed

Andrea Dearden Jul. 1, 2011, 7:40am

A train engineer is asking Union Pacific to pay more than $50,000 for injuries he says he received while walking down a hill in 2008.

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Ruth to hold pre-trial conference in wrongful death case against doctor July 10

Amelia Flood Jul. 1, 2011, 7:53am

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth is set to hold a pre-trial July 11 in a wrongful death suit filed against an Alton doctor and hospital.

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Matoesian dismisses DCFS head, parents of man who killed toddler in wrongful death case

Amelia Flood Jul. 1, 2011, 8:28am

Matoesian Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian has dismissed the head of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the parents of a man convicted of beating a toddler to death from a wrongful death suit.

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Hylla to hear motions disbursing minor's settlement in OxyContin case

Amelia Flood Jul. 1, 2011, 8:35am

Hepler Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla will hear motions July 6 in a move to end a 2008 suit brought over a woman's death involving the drug OxyContin.

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Route 4 at Route 177 accident is subject of suit

Andrea Dearden Jul. 1, 2011, 8:43am

A St. Clair County woman wants the driver of the car that allegedly rear-ended her to pay for her injuries received in the crash.

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East St. Louis accident causes injuries, suit claims

Kelly Holleran Jul. 1, 2011, 9:46am

Two people claim they sustained neck and head injuries after a driver struck their vehicle while attempting to turn at an intersection.

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Eastport Plaza accident causes man's injuries, suit says

Kelly Holleran Jul. 1, 2011, 10:49am

A man has filed suit against the driver who he claims sped through a red light, causing a collision.

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Turning the tables on Tillery

News Service Jul. 2, 2011, 4:00pm

Turnabout is fair play, but plaintiffs attorney Stephen Tillery doesn't like it.

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Cut federal spending

News Service Jul. 3, 2011, 4:12am

To the Editor:

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Poplar Street Bridge accident causes injuries, suit claims

Andrea Dearden Jul. 4, 2011, 5:24am

A St. Clair County woman is suing the driver of the car that allegedly rear-ended her while crossing the Mississippi River.

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Three-car accident on Route 3 is subject of suit

Kelly Holleran Jul. 4, 2011, 5:26am

A Madison County woman has filed suit against the drivers who she came caused a collision with her vehicle.

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Passenger sues over Maryville accident

Kelly Holleran Jul. 4, 2011, 5:28am

A Franklin County man claims he suffered severe and permanent injuries after a driver struck the parked vehicle in which he was sitting.

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Alton accident is subject of Madison County suit

Kelly Holleran Jul. 4, 2011, 6:33am

A couple claims they incurred medical costs after a driver who ran a red light caused a multi-car collision.

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Woman claims she was fired after work comp claim

Kelly Holleran Jul. 5, 2011, 5:46pm

A 51-year-old Troy woman has filed suit against the photo studio for which she used to work, alleging she was demoted and eventually fired after she filed for workers' compensation benefits.

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Bus driver claims sexual harassment in lawsuit against First Student

Kelly Holleran Jul. 5, 2011, 5:56pm

An Alton woman claims she was terrorized at her work and feared returning to her job duties after a male coworker allegedly sexually harassed her.

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