A medical malpractice suit alleging a woman’s bladder was lacerated during a laproscopy procedure is at trial in Madison County Associate Judge Stobbs’ courtroom.
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A St. Clair County tax buyer accused of participating in a bid-rigging scheme is suing Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and several others for allegedly fabricating the claims as a political stunt.
A hearing on settlement approval has been set for next month in a class action alleging the Village of Swansea charges St. Clair Township residents higher sewer fees than Swansea residents.
St. Clair County jurors awarded plaintiffs a total of $2,944,782 in 11 jury trials last year.
Plaintiff verdicts in 2018 may have amounted to two-thirds of the trial outcomes, but jurors sent a clear message to plaintiffs pursuing collision suits after they entered several awards for $1,000 or less. In those suits, a motorist was awarded $1,000 and two bus passengers were awarded $1,000 and $500.
Madison County Associate Judge Neil Schroeder granted asbestos attorney Randy Gori’s petition to rescind summary suspension after he was charged for driving while under the influence of alcohol.
BENTON -- An opioid lawsuit against drug maker UCB and retailer CVS that that a U.S. attorney moved to dismiss for allegedly wasting the government’s time has been reassigned to Magistrate Judge Mark A. Beatty of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
The trial for Wood River Drainage and Levee District secretary and treasurer Jamie Butkovich has been continued to April 1 after she was charged with stealing district funds from March 2017 to September 2018.
Gleeson: Man admits to making false statements regarding home explosion; Glen Carbon attorney seeks sanctions following alleged threats
St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson entered an order stating that a man made “conclusive judicial admissions” about false statements regarding the circumstances of a home explosion.
A mechanic for the Cahokia School District was awarded $845,542.08 after he allegedly suffered injuries in a Cahokia crash in 2015 and again when he was hit by a bus hood in 2017.
The City of Wood River argues that a grass-cutting lien was placed on a Wood River property under its previous owners and could not have caused slander to the plaintiff in a suit alleging property owners were not properly notified of the liens.
A St. Clair County jury awarded a passenger $182,540.08 in a suit that at one time asserted claims from three separate St. Clair County collisions.
Madison County Circuit Judge Richard Tognarelli scheduled a trial for Jan. 7 for Wood River Drainage and Levee District secretary and treasurer Jamie Butkovich, who was charged with stealing district funds from March 2017 to September 2018.
The City of Alton opposes a substitution of judge in a lawsuit alleging the city failed to deliver grass-cutting liens personally or by certified mail.
The father of a woman who was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on I-55 in November 2017 has reached a confidential settlement with the truck driver who caused the collision and his employer.
Madison County circuit judges Dugan, Mudge, Crowder, Ruth and Matoesian have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 27-Jan. 4. However, Crowder and Matoesian's dockets will be handled by other judges. Crowder retired earlier this month and Matoesian has been off the bench since Labor Day.
A motorist’s lawsuit alleging he was injured in a 2015 crash in Cahokia is at trial in St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson’s courtroom.