Gabriel Neves News

Fifth District affirms order allowing mother to move with minor children

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 14, 2019

MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a St. Clair County circuit court ruling granting a mother's request to move to North Carolina with her minor children.

Fifth District vacates summary judgment for Metro in assault suit

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 31, 2018

MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court vacated summary judgment for Metro in a man's lawsuit alleging he was assaulted near an East St. Louis Metro station.

LAP discusses succession planning, 'senior tsunami'

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 20, 2018

CHICAGO -- John Cesario, senior counsel of the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, expressed concern that Illinois will see an increase in attorney's older than 65 years old practicing law over the next decade.

District court grants summary judgment for SSM Health in trademark dispute

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 20, 2018

BENTON -- Magistrate Judge Reona Daly granted summary judgment for SSM Healthcare Corporation in a trademark dispute with a healthcare clinic.

Despite claims of ineffective counsel, court affirms conviction on murder case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 16, 2018

MT. VERNON -- The first-degree murder conviction of a St. Clair County man was affirmed by the court, despite claims of ineffective legal counseling.

Greensfelder ranked in new U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 16, 2018

ST. LOUIS -- Law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale was announced as one of the highest ranking law firms in the nation and the region, as of the U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" ranking.

Appellate court affirms Mudge in slip-and-fall case against Schnuck's

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 13, 2018

MT. VERNON -- The case of a Madison County man who slipped and fell at a store parking lot, had a decision about the case affirmed in court - but not in his favor.

Court denies motion for summary judgment on alleged ADA violations involving employee's breast cancer

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 12, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS - U.S. District Judge David Herndon denied summary judgment to Gateway Regional Medical Center in an Oct. 30 ruling involving a suit brought by a former employee.

Appellate court reverses Rudolf, orders new trial on medication overdose case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 22, 2018

A minor who suffered an overdose of a prescribed medication due to a pharmacy's error will receive a new trial, an appellate court ruled.

Judge rules on employment contract case against two physical therapists

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

A federal judge threw out parts of a business confidentiality dispute involving two physical therapists in a Oct. 2 decision.

Judge awards $5 million in damages in VA medical malpractice case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

A federal judge awarded more than $5 million to the descendants of a Marion man who died after leaving a Veterans Affairs hospital.

Convicted burglar will receive new defense attorney, appellate court rules

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

A man convicted of attempted burglary will receive a new defense attorney amid questions about his previous attorney's actions in the case.

Workers' compensation benefits denied to railroad worker, appellate court rules

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 11, 2018

A Madison County laborer will not receive workers' compensation benefits for abdominal injuries, an appellate court ruled.

Cahokia library employee denied workers' compensation benefits, appellate court rules

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 11, 2018

A Cahokia School District employee lost an appeal disputing a decision denying her workers' compensation claims.

Prisoner's habeas corpus petition denied by appeals court

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 31, 2018

A man serving 60 years in prison for first-degree murder will not receive a hearing to review his case, an appeals court ruled.

Appellate court upholds sex offender plea deal

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 30, 2018

A sex offender cannot withdraw his guilty plea, an appellate court ruled.

Appellate court denies sex offender's request for judgment relief

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 29, 2018

A convicted sex offender cannot reverse his conviction, an appellate court ruled.

Man loses appeal from St. Clair County murder case

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 29, 2018

The Fifth District Appellate Court upheld a first-degree murder conviction against a man who challenged the verdict over his fitness to stand trial.

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