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.
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf dismissed a woman’s complaint against a car dealership alleging she was sold a defective GMC Acadia that was later repossessed after the defendant refused to make repairs.
A St. Clair County jury awarded a man more than $7.15 million in a suit alleging he was permanently injured when a Mascoutah Community Unit School District bus driver crossed the center line and caused a head-on collision.