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Madison County civil docket Dec. 17-21

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 12, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Hylla, Ruth and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 17-21.

Patient voluntarily dismisses suit alleging colon infection from overprescribed antibiotics

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 11, 2018

A patient has voluntarily dismissed several dentists and dental practices in a suit alleging she suffered a colon infection after being prescribed various antibiotics in an effort to treat infections.

Motorist seeks court fees following $1,000 jury verdict

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 10, 2018

A motorist seeks an assessment of costs after a Madison County jury awarded him just $1,000 and Circuit Judge David Dugan denied his request for a new trial in a suit involving a 2011 Michigan crash.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 10-14

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 5, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Ruth, Dugan and Crowder have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 10-14.

Madison, St. Clair Counties ranked eighth on ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 4, 2018

Madison and St. Clair Counties are again considered two of the worst jurisdictions in the nation according to the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes Report.

Crowder denies motions to reconsider bench trial ruling; Former Roth Law attorney awarded $84K in fee sharing suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 3, 2018

Days before former Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder retired from the bench, she denied several motions to reconsider an $84,378.81 award she entered in favor of a former Roth Law attorney following a bench trial in a fee-sharing dispute.

Hearing on summary judgment set in FOID card class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 3, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth set a hearing for next month to further argue a class of FOID card holders' motion for summary judgment as to the unlawfulness of an additional $1 fee for the firearm owner identification cards.

Maryville doctors call allegations in suit alleging infant suffered brain injury ‘simply untrue’

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 3, 2018

Two Maryville doctors argue that summary judgment is appropriate in a mother’s lawsuit alleging her infant son suffered a brain injury after he was deprived of oxygen.

Woman dismisses suit alleging movers lost, damaged property

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A woman who alleged a moving company lost or damaged her belongings voluntarily dismissed the complaint.

Property owner seeks to dismiss woman's trip, fall suit; Defendant alleges plaintiff was injured in fight while intoxicated

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A Wood River property owner is asking the court to dismiss a woman’s complaint as sanction for discovery violations in a suit alleging she tripped on a hole on the defendant’s property.

Class certification hearing set in suit over Alton grass-cutting liens

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A hearing on class certification has been set for next week in a lawsuit alleging the City of Alton failed to deliver grass-cutting liens personally or by certified mail.

Employees Community Fund of Boeing dismissed from suit alleging teen electrocuted from faulty outlet

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

The Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis was voluntarily dismissed from a suit alleging a 19-year-old was electrocuted when he attempted to plug a vacuum pump into a faulty outlet, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Alton fitness center seeks to dismiss suit alleging customer died after using hot tub

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

An Alton fitness center seeks to dismiss a wrongful death suit after the plaintiff allegedly failed to schedule an on-site inspection of a hot tub that a customer allegedly used before he died.

Matoesian out on leave since Labor Day

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

Madison County chief judge David Hylla confirmed that circuit judge Andreas Matoesian has been off the bench for unspecified reasons since Labor Day.

St. Clair County circuit judge Fiss remembered for tough sentences and devotion to family, friends

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Jan Fiss is remembered as a devoted family man and an impartial judge who gave out tough sentences.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 3-7

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Mudge, Ruth and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 3-7.

State Farm alleges property owner intentionally started fire

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 21, 2018

State Farm argues that Desoto property owners intentionally started a fire after the insurer was sued for denying their claim.

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Fiss has died

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 21, 2018

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Jan V. Fiss, 76, died Monday after a battle with cancer.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 26-30

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 21, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Matoesian, Mudge and Ruth have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Nov. 26-30.

Here to Serve denies liability in suit alleging bone in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 20, 2018

A company that previously managed and operated the Fairview Heights Chick-Fil-A denies liability in a consumer’s lawsuit alleging she suffered permanent tooth damage after biting into a bone in her chicken sandwich.

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