Kay SPRINGFIELD - State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) has introduced legislation to repeal the recent 67 percent state income tax increase passed in the General Assembly on the final day of a lame duck session.
Stewart The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a $5 million jury verdict against the Catholic Diocese of Belleville in a St. Clair County sexual abuse case.
Solovy Chicago attorney Jerold Solovy, who represented Gary Peel at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and at the U.S. Supreme Court, died Wednesday at his home in Naples, Fla.
Peel WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down the appeal of former Glen Carbon attorney Gary Peel, convicted on child pornography charges involving nude photographs he took of his 16 year-old sister-in-law in 1974.
A man acting as special administrator for his deceased wife alleges that negligence by her physicians and Memorial Hospital led to her death from a heart attack.
A woman says she was injured after another driver collided with her on Interstate 64.
A real estate firm claims that Mid America Management Group and two men responsible for observing the conditions of the firm's lease with Mid-America owe more than $40,000 in back rent.
A man who worked for Illinois Central railroad for more than 30 years claims his job led to disabling injuries.
A woman says she was injured when her car struck a vehicle parked on a public road in Stookey Township.
Marcus O'Fallon attorney Bob Marcus said he considers it an honor that a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) case he won in federal court will serve as a proximate cause test case in oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 28.
SPRINGFIELD – As Illinois lawmakers wrestle with raising the individual income tax rate to help keep the state solvent, a piece of legislation that would expand opportunities for personal injury attorneys may be on a fast track for passage in the current lame duck session.
Foreclosure filings in Madison County were up more than 20 percent from last year -- 1,271 in 2009 to 1,549 in 2010.
McCarter As Illinois faces a staggering $13 billion deficit, state senators from the Metro-East are split over an income tax increase that could come up for vote by early next week.
Kay The Madison County Record applauds State Representative-elect Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) for convincing voters in November to retire Democratic incumbent Jay Hoffman of Collinsville.
Clifford Some of Chicago's top trial lawyers have joined ranks to keep mayoral hopeful and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on the ballot in the Feb. 22, 2011 election.
Napp (left) pictured with Lucia Rodriguez, an owner of the St. Louis Rams, after receiving the 2010 Georgia Frontiere Community Quarterback Award. Rodriguez is the daughter of Frontiere, who died of breast cancer in 2008. A Madison County associate judge who tries to "pay it forward every day" was recently selected among 150 volunteer leaders across the bi-state area for a top honor.
A passenger on a bus that crashed into a Collinsville home says he was severely injured in the collision.
Bailey A man and his homeowner insurer are seeking damages from Madison County Mass Transit and a bus driver after the driver collided with the man's Collinsville home.
Parker Geoffrey J. Scott is suing the driver of a vehicle who allegedly caused a two-car crash that led to the death of Mindi Mae June Rogers.
Callis Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis responded to the American Tort Reform Association's report released today that puts the court on a judicial "Watch List" due in part to a growing asbestos docket.