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Appeals

5th District tosses ACT appeal of worker's comp commission ruling due to lack of jurisdiction

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

The Agency for Community Transit's (ACT) attempt to have a circuit court's reversal of an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission ruling appealed didn’t get far in the Appellate Court of Illinois for the 5th District because of lack of proper jurisdiction.


Asbestos

Former laborer files negligence suit against asbestos product manufactures

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 22, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former laborer and roofer alleges he developed cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos during his career.


Contracts

Freeman Environmental Services accused of failing to pay contributions

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 22, 2018

BENTON — Employee benefit fund administrators are suing a company for allegedly failing to make contributions.


Filings

East Alton lawyers deny liability after former client loses worker's compensation claim

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – Two East Alton lawyers have responded after a Louisiana man they represented accused them of malpractice in his worker's compensation case against his former employer.


Filings

Appeals court affirms Perry County court's decision to reject man's motion to vacate judgment in divorce

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

Fifth District Appellate Court Justice Richard Goldenhersh affirmed Perry County Circuit Court Judge Daniel J. Emge’s decision to deny a man's amended motion to vacate the corrected judgment concerning the end of his marriage.


Filings

J.F. Electric asks court to throw out retaliation suit filed by former employee

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

A company that is facing retaliation charges has asked the Circuit Court for the Third Judicial Circuit to dismiss the case altogether.

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