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Memorial service commemorating 10th anniversary of 9-11 set at Lewis & Clark

Staff Reports Sep. 1, 2011, 1:58am

North The Riverbend Memorial is sponsoring a service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 attack at the World Trade Center.

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Intoxicated driver caused Route 140 accident, suit claims

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2011, 2:00am

A woman has filed suit against the allegedly intoxicated driver who she claims struck her vehicle after failing to obey a red traffic light signal.

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Dump truck driver caused Route 3 accident, suit says

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2011, 3:14am

A Madison County man claims he sustained injuries after a dump truck driver collided into the rear of his vehicle.

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Passenger sues driver after slamming into pole in middle of parking lot

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2011, 3:19am

A woman claims she sustained multiple injuries after a driver allegedly left the road and slammed into a pole in the middle of a parking lot.

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Local attorneys participating in September food drive

Staff Reports Sep. 1, 2011, 4:00am

Area residents are encouraged to participate in a month-long food drive being sponsored by the Madison County Bar Association aimed at eliminating the shortage at local food pantries.

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Motion to compel seeks answers to interrogatories in legal malpractice case

Ann Knef Sep. 1, 2011, 5:30am

Dripps A Collinsville attorney facing a legal malpractice suit is asking Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth to compel the plaintiff to answer interrogatories and requests for production.

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Case management order sets out deadlines in Sara Buske legal malpractice case

Ann Knef Sep. 1, 2011, 7:00am

Beasley Another case management conference is set next year in a Madison County legal malpractice case brought by Sara Buske against the Springfield law firm of Feldman, Wasser, Draper & Cox.

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Class action battle between Burke and Lakin settled at Fifth District

Steve Korris Sep. 1, 2011, 9:18am

Burke MOUNT VERNON – Five years after Richard Burke left the Lakin Law Firm, he lost a battle he started with former employer Brad Lakin.

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Time to pass lawsuit reforms and reduce job loss in Illinois

Travis Akin Sep. 1, 2011, 10:50am

Akin July was a brutal month for the state of Illinois as the unemployment rate jumped from 9.1 percent in June to a whopping 9.5 percent in July.

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Levaquin suits pile up in St. Clair County

Kelly Holleran Sep. 1, 2011, 11:57am

More plaintiffs have added complaints to the growing list of lawsuits in St. Clair County against Johnson and Johnson, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical and Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development over an antibiotic that they say caused them severe tendon problems.

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Jensen's foreclosure ruling for Deutsche Bank reversed at Fifth District

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2011, 1:20am

Donovan MOUNT VERNON – Madison County Associate Judge Keith Jensen improperly allowed Deutsche Bank to mount a late defense against a foreclosure, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Aug. 30.

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3rd Judicial Circuit's Park to Park for Peace walk set Sept. 10

Staff Reports Sep. 2, 2011, 3:16am

The Third Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council is coordinating the 8th annual Walk Against Violence in Alton on Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 11 a.m.

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Contegra sues Energy Ventures One over unpaid promissory note

Kelly Holleran Sep. 2, 2011, 4:24am

A Nevada corporation has failed to pay more than $100,000 worth of debt, according to recently filed court documents.

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'Hole-y' church sued over woman's broken leg

Kelly Holleran Sep. 2, 2011, 4:27am

A Granite City woman claims she broke her leg in a concealed hole outside a church.

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Wendler seeks to enforce settlement of case that hasn't settled

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2011, 4:27am

Carpenter Attorney Brian Wendler of Edwardsville seeks to enforce settlement of a case he hasn't settled.

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Bank says foreclosed owners intentionally wrecked house

Kelly Holleran Sep. 2, 2011, 4:42am

A bank claims a couple intentionally disconnected a sump pump and left open basement windows after their Edwardsville home was foreclosed on.

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Moehle Construction sues insurer claiming it failed to obtain sufficient coverage

Kelly Holleran Sep. 2, 2011, 4:46am

The owner of a Clinton County construction company alleges he lost more than $200,000 after he claims his insurer failed to procure proper coverage for him.

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More groups sue Bayer over Yaz and Yasmin birth control

Kelly Holleran Sep. 2, 2011, 5:28am

An additional four groups of people from across the country have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of the birth control pill Yasmin and Yaz in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

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Mudge cuts LakinChapman fee in Pekin Insurance settlement

Steve Korris Sep. 2, 2011, 5:34am

Mudge Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge reduced the LakinChapman firm's fee in a class action settlement from $200,000 to $166,666.

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