In Court Last Week
Darrell Nash ind. & on behalf v. Sears RoebuckSears filed a motion for substitution of judge. Sears' motion for dismissal is still pending and has yet to be rescheduled.
Josephine Coleman ind. & on behalf v. America’s Moneyline
Case was called upon AML’s motion to compel arbitration. Arguments were heard and the court denied the motion. AML’s motion to stay pending appeal also was denied.
Corrine Smith v. M&M Properties, Super 8 Motels
A new motion hearing was set for Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. due to continuance of Smith’s motion to dismiss.
Leonard C. Wiseman v. Wildfire Restaurant dba Burger King
A civil jury trial was set for March 21, 2005.
Darren Kuhn v. Petco Animal Supply
Objection to motion to dismiss venue based on interstate forum non conveniens filed by Kuhn.
Vasquez Vernon v. St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Case called and heard by Judge Ralph Mendelsohn on St. Elizabeth Medical Center's motion for a summary judgment. Motion was denied.
Premier Oil Holdings v. Village of Bethalto, Village of Wood River
Motion for leave to file a counter claim filed by Village of Wood River. Also last week, Premier Oil filed a motion for a continuance.
Georgia Edwards v. Farmer's Insurance
Motion for admission Pro Hac Vice of Steven H. Weinstein is presented, considered and allowed. Weinstein of the Los Angeles firm Berger & Wollen LLP will be added to attorney of record. Also, a motion hearing was set for Nov. 5.
Judy Kay Littleton v. Shelter Insurance
Shelter's motion to close courts file and enter final judgment called and heard. The court orders Shelter to deposit $23,366.58 for 90 days. Any remaining balance after 90 days will be returned to Shelter.
Steven Faulkner v. American Express
Action is stayed by the U.S. District Court for Southern
District Florida, Miami division. Judge Matoesian continued for 90 days.