Gabriel Neves News

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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