MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s order granting default judgment in favor of a nursing care facility that sued a resident for allegedly reneging on his contractual obligations to pay for services.
BENTON -- For the second time in less than a year, district judge Nancy Rosenstengel has denied a group of defendants’ motion to reject a class action suit accusing insurance companies of illegally withholding interest on payments for services covered through workers’ compensation.
BENTON -- District Judge J. Phil Gilbert rejected Schnucks’ Markets Inc.’s motion to dismiss its standing as a third-party defendant in a suit alleging a company truck driver suffered serious injury when the freight from his haul toppled on top of him as he prepared to unload.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a circuit court’s ruling where a man was sentenced to 140 years in prison after he was convicted in the sexual assault of a child.
SPRINGFIELD — Doug Jameson concedes many in the Republican Party probably breathed a sigh of relief when Tanya Hildenbrand defeated self-proclaimed provocateur Bob Romanik in last month’s GOP primary in the 57th Senate District.
PEORIA – The Lawyers' Assistance Program (LAP) is slated to hold its annual Joseph R. Bartylak Dinner at The Waterhouse in Peoria on Thursday, April 5, with this year’s event featuring the Honorable Judge Lisa Wilson as keynote speaker.
BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has denied the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University’s motion for summary judgment in a tenure dispute with a former professor, setting the case for trial instead.
EDWARDSVILLE – The Madison County Board is looking to immediately fill two key positions, including director of administrative services, where the department head will be entrusted with overseeing a $5 million budget.
EDWARDSVILLE – Tom Gibbons said his Madison County State’s Attorney’s office is still deciding if it will become involved in litigation that dozens of local governments across the country are taking up in what he calls the “fight of a generation.”