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Widow says dismissal inappropriate in fraud suit against State Farm

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 15, 2018

A widow alleges dismissal is inappropriate for State Farm in a fraud suit alleging she was wrongfully accused of vandalizing a rental home in an effort to pay for dangerous code violations the landlords refused to repair.

Doctor denies liability in suit alleging injuries from cosmetic vein treatment

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 14, 2018

A patient alleging she suffered blisters and hair loss during a cosmetic vein treatment responded to her doctor’s affirmative defenses, in which he denies liability.

Teen’s employer seeks dismissal in suit alleging electrocution from defective outlet

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 13, 2018

A deceased 19-year-old’s former employer seeks to dismiss a suit alleging the teen was electrocuted while performing job duties when he attempted to plug in a vacuum pump.

Madison County civil docket June 18-22

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 13, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Matoesian and Ruth have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of June 18-22.

Visiting judge finds conflict of interest exists in MC raid case; Notes ease of indictment in 'ham sandwich' remark

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 12, 2018

Visiting Associate Judge Jerry Crisel of the Second Judicial Circuit concluded that a conflict of interest does exist in regards to a raid at the county administration building five months ago.

Murder suspect's attorney ready to move forward with trial; Kimble: 'I have everything I think I need'

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Counsel for murder suspect David Fields on Friday told St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida that she is ready to move forward with the scheduled pre-trial conference next month.

Kolker denies motion to dismiss suit alleging building demolished for scrap

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 7, 2018

St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker denied the owner of a demolition company’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging he demolished a building for scrap.

Gleeson grants dismissal in eye surgery suit; Patient fails to appear

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2018

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson granted dismissal in a suit alleging a patient underwent unnecessary surgery to correct an eye condition.

O’Fallon hotel denies liability in guest’s bed bug suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2018

An O’Fallon hotel denies that it was negligent in a guest’s suit alleging she was injured due to the presence of bed bugs in her room.

St. Clair County woman files six false advertisement class actions; Four filed in roughly one month

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2018

A St. Clair County woman has filed six class action lawsuits against manufacturers for allegedly falsely advertising their products through an attorney known for filing “unnatural” class actions.

Madison County civil docket June 11-15

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 6, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Mudge, Matoesian and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for June 11-15.

Gleeson denies transfer in tenant's suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 31, 2018

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied a St. Louis County condominium’s motion to transfer a tenant’s suit alleging a 2008 earthquake in Illinois caused damages to her unit.

St. Clair County Associate Judge Brandon to resign July 2; Second vacancy filled while LeChien’s seat remains empty

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 31, 2018

St. Clair County Associate judge Walter C. Brandon Jr. will resign July 2, roughly one year before his current four-year terms was set to expire in June 2019.

Homeowners settle grandmother’s Halloween trip, fall suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 31, 2018

Smithton homeowners advise that they have settled a grandmother’s suit alleging she tripped on a Halloween display in their yard while trick-or-treating with her grandchildren.

Madison County granted extension to incorporate state-wide e-filing system

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 30, 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court granted Madison County’s request to extend the deadline to switch to the state-wide e-filing management system for the asbestos docket.

Motorist awarded over $21K following O'Fallon crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 30, 2018

A St. Clair County jury awarded a motorist $21,041.35 following a rear-end collision in O’Fallon.

Lopinot awards nurse practitioner $119K default judgment in wage dispute

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 30, 2018

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot granted default judgment for a nurse practitioner who alleges she was not paid her full wages.

Madison County civil docket June 4-8

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 30, 2018

There are five law cases scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for June 4-8.

Three local attorneys disciplined by ARDC

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 25, 2018

Several local attorneys were sanctioned by the Illinois Supreme Court during the May term for engaging in professional misconduct, including failing to disclose a personal relationship, concealing evidence and improperly entering into a business transaction with clients.

US admits anesthetist at Marion VA breached duty of care; Patient ‘prayed for death’ during surgery without anesthesia

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 23, 2018

An anesthetist with the VA Medical Center in Marion breached the standard of care when a patient did not receive anesthesia during surgery, the government admits in court.

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