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Trial set in suit alleging patient died from undiagnosed adrenal gland infarction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 18, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith scheduled a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient died after her adrenal gland infarction went undiagnosed.

Yandle denies DOJ's motion to dismiss opioid 'false claim' suit alleging drug makers, CVS participated in kickback scheme

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

District Judge Staci Yandle denied the United States’ motion to dismiss an opioid suit for wasting the government’s time, which alleges drug makers and retailer CVS participated in a kickback scheme by providing free nursing and reimbursement support services.

St. Clair County jury awards motorist $7,500 over Cahokia collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

St. Clair County jurors awarded a motorist $7,500 following a Cahokia collision.

Madison County civil docket April 22-26

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Dugan, Ruth, Smith, Matoesian, Harrison, and Chapman have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for April 22-26.

Motorist awarded $14,000 in trial over Collinsville crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A Madison County jury awarded a motorist $14,000 in a suit involving a Collinsville collision.

Retrial underway in Mudge's court for UPS worker's suit alleging injuries from dog attack

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A trial on damages only in a suit involving a dog attack is underway in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s court after the case’s previous jury award was vacated by the Fifth District Appellate Court over speculative testimony.

Gleeson denies fee waiver in $20 million defamation suit regarding circumstances of home explosion

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 12, 2019

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied a man’s request to waive fees after he failed to appear at the hearing in a suit alleging he made false statements regarding the circumstances of a home explosion.

Gleeson grants dismissal in tax buyer's defamation suit; Plaintiff given leave to file amended complaint

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 12, 2019

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson granted dismissal requests by Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and property owners in a tax buyer’s defamation suit.

Status conference set in suit alleging former ESL party chair demolished building for scrap

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Stephen McGlynn rescheduled a status conference in a suit alleging former East St. Louis Democratic Party chairman Charlie Powell demolished buildings for scrap.

Repair companies seek dismissal in suit alleging Office Depot door struck customer

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2019

Two repair companies deny liability and seek to dismiss a suit alleging a customer was injured when he was allegedly struck by an automatic door at the Belleville Office Depot store.

Report: Madison County saw 307 suspensions rescinded since 2017; 89 percent from errors made by police

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

There were 307 rescinded statutory summary suspensions in Madison County DUI cases since January 2017 with most of them resulting from errors made by the arresting police agencies, according to a report completed by Bond County Circuit Clerk Rex Catron.

St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in small claims collision suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

A St. Clair County jury reached a defense verdict on March 20 in favor of a motorist accused of causing a St. Clair County collision.

Madison County civil docket April 15-18

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Ruth, Dugan, Harrison, Chapman and Stobbs have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for April 15-18.

Woman seeks default judgment against Belleville bar

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 5, 2019

A woman seeks default judgment against a St. Clair County sports bar after the defendant failed to answer her suit alleging injuries from a fight.

Yandle denies transfer request in 'false claim' opioid suit alleging drug makers, CVS participated in kickback scheme

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 5, 2019

District judge Staci Yandle denied a request to transfer an opioid suit alleging drug makers and retailer CVS participated in a kickback scheme by providing free nursing and reimbursement support services.

Property owner dismissed from suit alleging woman forced to walk on injured ankle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 4, 2019

St. Clair County circuit judge Chris Kolker dismissed a property owner in a woman’s suit alleging she was forced to walk on an injured ankle by Fairview Heights police officers.

Suit accusing car dealership, credit company of fraud settles

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 3, 2019

A woman has settled her lawsuit with a car dealership alleging she was sold a defective GMC Acadia that was later repossessed after the defendant refused to make repairs.

Madison County civil docket April 8-12

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 3, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Dugan and Harrison have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for April 8-12.

Judge grants TRO keeping Prenzler team at bay from county financials; Next hearing April 23

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 3, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith granted Madison County auditor Rick Faccin’s request for a temporary restraining order on a resolution the board passed last month allowing access to the county’s USL financial system.

Prenzler seeks to dismiss tax buyer's defamation suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 27, 2019

Madison County Board chairman Kurt Prenzler seeks to dismiss a St. Clair County tax buyer’s defamation lawsuit alleging his reputation and business were damaged after he was accused of participating in a bid-rigging scheme.

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