Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan granted Midwest Sanitary Service’s motion to compel an Edwardsville law firm and two attorneys to answer interrogatories in a legal malpractice suit alleging negligent representation resulted in a $785,000 jury verdict.
Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian, who had been on leave since September and will retire next month, briefly returned to his office and presided over two May dockets, including a woman's suit alleging she was injured when the rear tires fell off a bus.
A medical malpractice suit alleging a woman died from a blood clot caused by a sprained ankle is at trial again after the plaintiffs accused Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian of bias in favor of the defense and the appellate court ruled that a retrial was necessary.
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth approved a confidential settlement in a civil lawsuit against a truck driver who has since disappeared while out on bond after causing a multi-vehicle fatal crash on I-55 in November 2017.
Madison County auditor Rick Faccin calls a resolution demanding access to county financial information for certain officials an attempt to “move the auditor’s file cabinet into their own offices” and argues that allowing access would be improper due to an ongoing investigation.
Chief Public Defender John Rekowski said that a former employee who worked as an attorney without a law license said she was at a relative’s funeral when she was attempting to retake the bar exam in Chicago.
Several government officials argue that a rule banning bump-stock devices is not an abuse of discretion in response to a class action seeking immunity for those who legally purchased the devices prior to the “Final Rule.”
Midwest Sanitary Service and two employees urge Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan to deny an Edwardsville law firm’s motion to dismiss a legal malpractice suit alleging negligent representation resulted in a $780,000 jury verdict.
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Chris Kolker awarded a credit union more than $60,000 in default judgment after two individuals failed to enter an appearance or respond to a suit alleging they failed to make payments on a loan.
Property owners accused of conspiracy in a St. Clair County tax buyer’s defamation suit seek to dismiss portions of the amended complaint, arguing that they did know about the bid-rigging suit until two years after it was filed.