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.
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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.
EDWARDSVILLE -- The father of a young Alton boy is suing a school bus company, alleging his son sustained a concussion when attacked by older students aboard a private school bus.
Michael Hertz’s mind was on the same thing it has been focused on for more than a decade when he recently argued before the Illinois Supreme Court for first time on behalf of a client.
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.
Edwardsville Police Chief Jay Keeven has long subscribed to a simple credo when it comes to the basis on how he thinks law enforcement policies and practices should be enforced.
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.
ALTON – Alton School District Superintendent Mark Cappel thinks the stakes are high enough in the Madison County sales tax debate to justify taking his message to basically anyone who will listen.
Former Belleville alderman believes road repair project 'waste of taxpayer money,' will need to be redone
Belleville resident Lillian Schneider fears the worse when it comes to the road surface repair project the city has now embarked on using taxpayer money.
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.
Attorney Steven F. Pflaum of Chicago is hoping this year will mark the beginning of the end of rising court fees in the state's judicial system.
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.”
BENTON – District Judge David R. Herndon granted a Sniper Treestands' motion to exclude a pair of would-be expert witnesses in a suit alleging a man fell from defective equipment.
BENTON – U.S. Magistrate Reona Daly has delivered a mixed ruling in a personal injury suit.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss a Menard Correctional Facility inmate’s complaint for mandamus that named Illinois Department of Corrections Director John Baldwin and the administrative review board and two of its members as defendants.