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Driver claims injuries in Homer Adams Parkway accident

Ann Maher Mar. 15, 2012, 4:10am

A westbound driver on Homer Adams Parkway in Alton claims he suffered injuries when another driver crashed into the rear of his vehicle.

Injuries claimed in Alton accident seven years ago

Ann Maher Mar. 15, 2012, 3:49am

A woman injured in a rear-end accident nearly seven years ago in Alton has filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court.

ConocoPhillips and guard rail manufacturer sued over worker's fall from scaffold

Ann Maher Mar. 14, 2012, 2:35pm

The manufacturer of a guardrail system is being sued after a worker performing maintenance on a storage tank at the Wood River Refinery fell to his death approximately 40 feet below.

Golden Corral sued by woman who trips near buffet line

Ann Maher Mar. 14, 2012, 11:12am

A Granite City woman who tripped over carpeting at a Collinsville Golden Corral restaurant is suing.

Taxi driver and company sued over passenger's assault five years ago; Plaintiff claims memories had been repressed

Ann Maher Mar. 14, 2012, 10:15am

A Collinsville woman claims she was drugged and touched in a highly offensive manner after a taxi driver failed to take her to a concert in St. Louis more than five years ago.

Cook County is inconvenient says mother in class action against IDHS

Ann Maher Mar. 14, 2012, 9:28am

Saddler A Madison County single mother and childcare benefit recipient has filed suit against the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) claiming it unfairly files collection actions in Cook County Circuit Court, an inconvenient forum.

Chapman dismisses township assessor's budget cut lawsuit

Ann Maher Mar. 8, 2012, 4:21am

McRae Madison County Associate Judge Thomas Chapman has dismissed a longtime elected official's lawsuit against the township she serves.

Union Pacific to get new trial after $1.25 million verdict

Ann Maher Mar. 7, 2012, 7:58am

Jones A $1.25 million plaintiff's verdict has been reversed at the Fifth District Appellate Court and remanded to Madison County for a new trial.

Mudge considering motion to certify Netco class action

Ann Maher Mar. 6, 2012, 9:00am

Bott Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge has taken under advisement a motion to certify a class action against Netco over mortgage-related fees.

Local asbestos rules are unfair to defendants, candidate says; Tortfeasor Act should be amended

Ann Maher Mar. 1, 2012, 10:37am

Weber A former circuit judge says the Madison County asbestos docket suffers from a unique problem.

Gilbert gives Tillery another 28 days to answer Syngenta's summary judgment motion

Ann Maher Mar. 1, 2012, 6:00am

Reeg U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert has granted a 28-day stay in proceedings and deadlines in a proposed class action against Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta AG.

Tillery's petition to revive $10 billion Price verdict in court May 22; Petition says Justice relied on inaccurate information

Ann Maher Feb. 28, 2012, 5:32am

Tillery Attorney Stephen Tillery argues that Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman relied on inaccurate information when she voted to reject a multi-billion dollar Madison County bench verdict over "light" cigarette labeling.

Temporiti named to St. Louis Business Journal 'most influential' list

Ann Maher Feb. 24, 2012, 2:54am

Temporiti ST. LOUIS - Gallop attorney John J. Temporiti has been named as one of the "Most Influential" people in metro St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal in the newspaper's February 17-23, 2012 edition.

U.S. Attorney announces public corruption press conference

Ann Maher Feb. 23, 2012, 10:58am

U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton announced that he "anticipates" a press conference will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday "concerning the status of certain ongoing public corruption matters."

Hawkins wants County Clerk to oversee primary election, not ESL Board of Elections

Ann Maher Feb. 23, 2012, 9:30am

An advocate for disbanding the East St. Louis Board of Elections wants a judge to keep the Board from administering the March 20 primary election.

Republican judicial candidates in St. Clair County do not fare well in advisory poll

Ann Maher Feb. 23, 2012, 8:16am

Without a nod from the St. Clair County Democratic Party, candidates in the 20th Judicial Circuit do not do very well in the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) judicial advisory poll.

Record number of tax buyers participate in Madison County tax sale

Ann Maher Feb. 23, 2012, 5:25am

Prenzler More than $4.4 million in real estate taxes were sold in Madison County on Wednesday to a record number of buyers, according to Treasurer Kurt Prenzler.

Napp receives 'recommended' rating in ISBA poll; Burkart says poll is influenced by politics

Ann Maher Feb. 22, 2012, 11:23am

Napp More than 90 percent of lawyers who participated in an Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) poll in the Third Judicial Circuit believe that Madison County Associate Judge Kyle Napp meets the requirements of office.

McGlynn and Cates rated 'highly qualified' in ISBA poll

Ann Maher Feb. 22, 2012, 5:42am

McGlynn Fifth District Appellate Court candidates Stephen McGlynn and Judy Cates both were rated "highly qualified" in an Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) poll conducted of lawyers within the district.

ISBA judicial evaluations released

Ann Maher Feb. 22, 2012, 5:36am

SPRINGFIELD - All candidates for Illinois judicial offices in the March 20 primary election have been rated by Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) evaluation committees, or in a poll conducted by ISBA.