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A Belleville hospital denies liability in a mother’s suit alleging her daughter suffered shoulder and arm injuries during delivery.
A contracting company and electrical company argue that a Fairview Heights homecoming attendee caused his own injuries by failing to keep a careful lookout to avoid an open and obvious condition when he tripped on a raised electrical box.
St. Clair County Associate Judge Julia Gomric granted a motorist’s motion for a mistrial in a suit involving a Fairview Heights car crash after jurors returned a verdict awarding the plaintiff $14,273.81.
A St. Clair County jury reached a verdict partially in favor of Beelman Ready Mix and partially in favor of a former employee in his retaliatory discharge suit at trial in Associate Judge Chris Kolker’s courtroom.
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth dismissed a legal malpractice suit alleging an East Alton firm failed to file a lawsuit following a workplace injury.
A forrmer Beelman Ready Mix employee’s suit alleging retaliatory discharge after refusing to drive an unsafe dump truck is at trial in St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker’s courtroom.
The mother of a boy who was injured at a Glen Carbon trampoline park seeks to dismiss the defendant’s affirmative defenses, arguing that a six-year-old child cannot be held contributorily negligent.
A truck driver being charged with reckless homicide after causing a multi-vehicle fatal crash on I-55 in November 2017 seeks to stay the civil cases, arguing that continuing litigation pending the criminal proceedings would risk self-incrimination.
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth dismissed a man’s suit alleging he was injured by an upturned garden rake at an auction after the parties reached a settlement agreement.
Belleville plaintiff attorney William D. Stiehl Jr. was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to fill the circuit judge vacancy left open following the death of former judge Robert LeChien roughly one year ago.
The parents of a deceased teen argue that their son’s former employer should be held liable for the negligent work it completed at a home in 2014, which they allege lead to the decedent’s electrocution in 2017.
Fifth District affirms Becker’s order denying request to appropriate VAC funds for attorney’s fees; Becker praised for maintaining status quo
The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed Clinton County Associate Judge William Becker’s order denying veteran services officer Brad Lavite’s request to pay attorney’s fees with funds intended for assisting Madison County veterans.
Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison filed an order to stay an asbestos attorney’s lawsuit alleging mold and water infiltrated his $775,000 Troy home.
IL Attorney General's Office seeks to withdraw motion to vacate order finding conflict of interest in Madison County raid case
After filing a motion to vacate an order finding that a conflict of interest exists in regards to a raid at the Madison County administration building six months ago, the Office of the Illinois Attorney General now seeks to withdraw its petition.
An O’Fallon dentist claims a patient provided a health report by a medical doctor rather than a licensed dentist in his suit alleging nerve damage following a tooth extraction.
The highly anticipated Ford Motor Company jurisdiction appeal was released as an unpublished Rule 23 decision after the appellate court remained under advisement for roughly a year and a half; but an asbestos defense attorney said the ruling still provides assistance for defendants raising jurisdiction objections in Madison County