Akin MARION - Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW) is joining with mayors and community leaders this week for a statewide public education tour to promote "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week" and this year's theme of "Good Judges Matter," according to the group's executive director Travis Akin.
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Napp Third Circuit judicial candidates Kyle Napp and Thomas Burkart view a number of issues differently, but one thing they agree on is that experience matters in the seat they are vying for in the Nov. 6 election.
Like usual, Madison County Democrats enjoy significant advantage in fund-raising over their GOP counterparts this election year. But what's different in 2012 is a nearly full slate of Republican candidates stepping up to challenge incumbents up and down the ballot.
Cates eclipses McGlynn in fund-raising post Labor Day; Simmons firm and its lawyers big contributors
Cates The Simmons law firm of Alton and nine of its asbestos attorneys recently contributed $45,000 to Judy Cates, Democratic candidate for the Fifth District Appellate Court.
Yepsen In the mainstream of political theater, do endorsements really matter?
One in every 445 Madison County households and one in every 484 St. Clair County households are in some stage of foreclosure, according to the website Realtytrac.com which provides foreclosure statistics nationwide.
Ellis A defendant named in a Madison County lawsuit filed by auto transport rig designer Cottrell responded Wednesday to allegations made in the Aug. 28 case.
Plaintiff attorney Thomas Maag has asked for a new judge in a proposed class action where he seeks damages for the "improper" towing of his client's vehicle.
Wilkerson United States Magistrate Judge Donald G. Wilkerson has been reappointed to a new eight year term in the Southern District of Illinois.
Shevlin An O'Fallon resident is suing the city claiming injuries from falling while attempting to cross a street in the spring.
Linda Harper In the afterglow of seeing her daughter capture a second Olympic medal, Linda Harper of Belleville says she's already saving money for a third trip to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
Van Hoose A handicapped accessible fishing dock overlooking a small lake at the Caseyville Park was a thoughtful addition last year to the five acre park on the west side of this small town, population: 4,248.
The largest Illinois campaign contributors and contributions, as well as the richest campaign committees, are labor union-related.
Tillery An attorney who will share close to $35 million in fees by way of a recent class action settlement in federal court, is seeking at least $18,000 in fees from the University of Chicago in related state court litigation.
A consultant working for the city of East St. Louis claims he re-injured his right knee when he slipped and fell in a wet hallway at City Hall.
Skinner (left) A woman who claims her husband slipped on a bathroom floor at the Casino Queen in East St. Louis, says his injuries resulted in death.
A Cahokia woman claims a Florida woman interfered with her 48-year marriage.
One in every 566 housing units in Madison County received a foreclosure filing in May 2012, according to RealtyTrac.com, a site that analyzes real estate trends nationwide.
Brooke Attorney Ellen Brooke has joined Reeg Lawyers, LLC of Clayton, Mo. as a partner.
Attorney Thomas G. Maag has filed a motion for class certification in a suit that claims a local firm has towed hundreds or more vehicles without owners' consent.