One week into a Madison County medical malpractice trial, an Alton pediatrician and healthcare group seek a directed verdict arguing that the plaintiff failed to prove that his hearing loss was caused by the defendants’ negligent.
Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder denied Wal-Mart’s request for summary judgment in former circuit judge Nicholas Byron’s suit alleging he was injured when a defective saddle stool collapsed.
Bestwall LLC, a unit of Georgia Pacific, objects to a motion filed by the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants requesting the bankruptcy court to reconsider its approval of the debtor’s counsel in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a jury’s $5 million wrongful death verdict and $625,000 rescue doctrine award in district judge David Herndon’s courtroom involving a fiery tractor trailer collision on Interstate 70.
A medical malpractice suit is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth’s courtroom alleging an Alton pediatrician failed to diagnose a patient’s malignant germ cell tumor despite a persistent fever and swelling.
Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian scheduled a jury trial for Jan. 22, 2019, in two astronomers’ suit alleging another astronomer made defamatory statements within their professional community.
While State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons has not yet decided if Madison County will become involved in the opioid litigation against pharmaceutical companies, the county's Judiciary Committee presented a list of questions and concerns regarding the litigation for him to address at next month’s meeting.
A Republican candidate for state senate, running on a platform of fiscal responsibility, ran up more than $175,000 in unsecured debt, according to bankruptcy documents at the Southern District of Illinois.
District Judge Staci Yandle denied class certification in a bid rigging suit against former St. Clair County treasurer Charles Suarez and several tax buyers, concluding that a class action would “rapidly become unmanageable.”