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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.
A breakdown of last week
Tillery That didn't take long.
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?
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.
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.
Fresh from the Courthouse
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.
Monday November 1
Tuesday's Law Division Filings
Monday, November 1st, 2004
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.
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.
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.