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Guide to Madison County polling places

The Madison County Record Oct. 28, 2004, 10:28am

Not sure where to vote in Madison County? By accessing the county's website, www.co.madison.il.us, a search engine can tell you which polling place to report to, in seconds.

Asbestos lawyer Randall Bono puts up another $200k

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 28, 2004, 6:31am

Randall Bono, a powerful asbestos lawyer and former Madison County Judge, has dug into his pockets again donating another $200,000 to the newly formed Justice for All political action committee aimed at helping Illinois Supreme Court candidate Gordon E. Maag.

Update: In Court Last Week

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 28, 2004, 5:25am

A breakdown of last week

Friday November 5

The Madison County Record Oct. 27, 2004, 8:00pm

9 AM

Tillery, SimmonsCooper sue Illinois insurance broker

Jeff Gelber Oct. 27, 2004, 12:01pm

Tillery That didn't take long.

Do legal ads create negative image for attorneys?

The Madison County Record Oct. 27, 2004, 12:00pm

With the advent of super centers for class action plaintiffs, such as www.bigclassaction.com, and TV, radio and print ads that troll for injured workers and societal victims, do legal advertisements create a negative image for attorneys?

Karmeier sets out on three-day campaign blitz

The Madison County Record Oct. 27, 2004, 11:53am

Judge Lloyd Karmeier of Nashville, Republican candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court, is taking his campaign on the road during this final week before election day. Karmeier will be making stops in 23 cities over the next three days.

Macon County Family sues Norfolk Southern over husband's fatal heart attack

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 27, 2004, 11:40am

The widow of a Decatur railroad worker is suing Norfolk Southern for more than $100,000 claiming the company was responsible for her husband's deadly heart attack.

New Lawsuits: Wednesday, Oct. 27

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 27, 2004, 10:10am

Fresh from the Courthouse

Ethics violation follow up falls flat

Ann Knef Oct. 27, 2004, 6:27am

A worker who lodged an ethics violation complaint against Illinois Supreme Court candidate Gordon E. Maag, is frustrated with the state Office of Executive Inspector General’s lack of attention to the matter.

Asbestos Motion Docket November 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Oct. 26, 2004, 3:47pm

Monday November 1

SimmonsCooper LLC vs Arthur J Gallagher & Co

The Madison County Record Oct. 26, 2004, 11:39am

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Thursday November 4

The Madison County Record Oct. 26, 2004, 11:13am

8:30 AM

Monday November 1

The Madison County Record Oct. 26, 2004, 11:09am

8:30 AM

New Lawsuits: Tuesday, Oct. 26

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 26, 2004, 10:07am

Tuesday's Law Division Filings

Asbestos Trial Docket: November 1

Carrie Gonzalez Oct. 26, 2004, 9:00am

Monday, November 1st, 2004

Baby doc sues another for $4.6 million

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 26, 2004, 6:56am

A well-known area obstetrician is seeking $4.6 million in damages by suing another physician and his assistant for defaming her reputation. Tina Gingrich, M.D. filed suit against James J. Dalla Riva, M.D. and Stephanie Sudholt Oct. 20 in Madison County Circuit Court.

Cash flow keeps streaming along

Ann Knef Oct. 26, 2004, 1:13am

Plaintiff's attorney John Barry Julian, an asbestos specialist with Wise & Julian of Alton, contributed $50,000. Shattering a campaign cash contribution record for any Supreme Court seat in the country, the high court race between Washington County Circuit Court Judge Lloyd Karmeier and Appellate Court Judge Gordon E. Maag shows no signs of petering out a week before the election.

Alton couple's case in court Nov. 5

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 25, 2004, 3:02pm

Thomas and Rebecca Hogle of Alton, who filed suit against Wachovia Mortgage for allegedly charging them extra interest after they already paid off their loan, will be in court for a case management conference Nov. 5 before Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron.

Asbestos case set for trial Nov. 1

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 25, 2004, 3:00pm