Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan dismissed a lawsuit against asbestos plaintiff firm Gori Julian & Associates after the firm argued that it could not have breached a contract that ended by its own terms and conditions.
Madison County public defender John J. Rekowski said at a Judiciary Committee meeting that three days of DNA testing have been completed on evidence found in the master bedroom of an Edwardsville couple who were stabbed to death in March.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed Madison County Chief Judge William Mudge’s order denying transfer in a legal malpractice suit alleging a medical malpractice case was negligently voluntarily dismissed.
The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts announced Friday that attorney Veronica Armouti has been appointed an associate in the Third Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy left when former judge Jennifer Hightower was not reappointed to the bench.
After the United States unsuccessfully urged U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle to alter her order denying dismissal in an opioid false claim suit, several drug makers and retailer CVS now seek dismissal arguing that the False Claims Act precludes the action.
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Chris Kolker approved a preliminary class settlement for $36 million in a suit alleging Welspun used inferior cotton blends in products marketed as “Egyptian Cotton” and “Pima Cotton.”
A St. Louis law firm and two attorneys argue that Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan erred when he denied their motion to dismiss a legal malpractice suit alleging negligent representation resulted in a $785,000 jury verdict.
Chief Public Defender John Rekowski said during a Judiciary Committee meeting that his office is struggling to fill a vacant position after former employee Kelcie Miller was charged for working as an attorney without a law license.