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I-LAW's 'Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week' to focus on judicial elections

Ann Maher Oct. 1, 2012, 1:42am

Akin MARION - Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW) is joining with mayors and community leaders this week for a statewide public education tour to promote "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week" and this year's theme of "Good Judges Matter," according to the group's executive director Travis Akin.

Passenger says she was injured in Edwardsville accident

Andrea Dearden Oct. 1, 2012, 5:37am

Beljanski A Madison County woman says she was hurt when the car she was riding in was rear-ended at an Edwardsville intersection.

Pedestrian's battery lawsuit settles Friday before Monday trial

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 1, 2012, 9:45am

A pedestrian's battery lawsuit against the driver who hit him and against the bar that served alcohol to the man who struck him settled Friday.

Attorney in discrimination case against SIUE requests to withdraw

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 1, 2012, 10:32am

Short The attorney for an East Alton man who has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has requested to withdraw as counsel for his client.

Former employee sues Madison County State's Attorney's Office, claims discrimination

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 1, 2012, 12:59pm

Gibbons A former assistant state's attorney has sued Madison County and its prosecutor's office, claiming that her disability played "a motivating factor" in her termination.

Madison County Civil Docket : 10/8 - 10/12/2012

Carrie Gonzalez Oct. 2, 2012, 7:12am

Tuesday, October 9

Madison County Asbestos Motion Docket: 10/9/2012

Carrie Gonzalez Oct. 2, 2012, 7:40am

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Illinois Chamber to endorse non-retention campaign of 'Citizens for Judicial Integrity'

Ann Maher Oct. 2, 2012, 9:29am

Whitley The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be supporting the efforts of Citizens for Judicial Integrity, a group that is campaigning against the retention of four Madison County circuit judges.

Burkart: Napp should double check facts

The Madison County Record Oct. 2, 2012, 9:44am

To the Editor:

Olin worker claims she was fired for refusing to return to work on doctor's orders

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2012, 4:00pm

Blasi A Madison County woman claims her employer fired her after she refused to return to work upon doctor's orders.

Maryville Manor worker claims retaliatory discharge after comp claim

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2012, 4:00pm

A former nursing home employee claims she lost her job in retaliation for her filing of workers' compensation benefits and for her reports of potential neglect.

Gateway Regional sued by patient who claims she developed MRSA

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2012, 4:19pm

A woman has filed suit against Gateway Regional Medical Center, claiming she suffered from MRSA after doctors failed to adequately treat an abscess following surgery.

St. Anthony's Health Center named in new suit

Kelly Holleran Oct. 3, 2012, 1:49am

The wife of a recently deceased man claims a doctor at St. Anthony's Health Center failed to appropriately treat her husband for breathing problems and for malnutrition, allowing him to die.

Madison County Asbestos Jury Docket: 10/9/2012

Carrie Gonzalez Oct. 3, 2012, 2:39am

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McGlynn endorsed by Illinois Chamber in race for Fifth District

Ann Maher Oct. 3, 2012, 7:40am

At an endorsement press conference State Rep. Paul Evans (R-O'Fallon), Judge Stephen McGlynn, State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) and Illinois Chamber President Doug Whitley. The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Republican candidate Stephen McGlynn for the Fifth District Appellate Court.

Illinois Chamber supports group aimed at judicial reform

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 3, 2012, 7:43am

Doug Whitley Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Doug Whitley announced the Chamber's support of the grassroots organization "Citizens for Judicial Integrity."

Walgreen's dismissed from woman's lawsuit over falling Jell-O incident

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 3, 2012, 8:28am

Ohl A woman suing a Granite City pharmacy has filed a motion for voluntary dismissal of one of the defendants in the lawsuit.

Plaintiff to comply with discovery in case against Jimmy John's shop owner

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 3, 2012, 11:21am

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted a defense motion to compel in a man's lawsuit against Jimmy John's.

Ruth sets trial date in bank's claim couple damaged foreclosed home

Christina Stueve Hodges Oct. 3, 2012, 12:00pm

Ruth Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Sept. 26 scheduled a non-jury trial in a bank's case against an Edwardsville couple for allegedly disconnecting their sump pump and leaving basement windows open after their home was foreclosed.

'Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week' emphasizes importance of judicial elections

Travis Akin Oct. 4, 2012, 1:54am

Akin October is a busy month. More than 20 different organizations celebrate either an awareness week or an awareness month during the month of October.