Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted dismissal in an “untimely” legal malpractice suit against a previously suspended divorce attorney who later sought sanctions against her former client for allegedly filing a frivolous suit he knew was time barred.
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied dismissal in an Edwardsville attorney’s defamation suit alleging a client’s opponent accused him of having low ethical standards and questioned his firm’s employee diversity.
In an opposition against the state’s motion to dismiss a dispute over school funding, several school districts argue that the “voluntary” Learning Standards are mandated by required tests that help define the students’ college admission.
Madison County Associate Judge Sarah Smith announced Wednesday that she will run for the open circuit judge seat created by Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder’s retirement when her term ends in December 2018.
Madison County circuit judge Barbara Crowder rescheduled a jury trial for March 12, 2018, in former circuit judge Nicholas Byron’s suit alleging he was injured when he fell off a pre-assembled saddle stool.
After a mistrial was ordered in a railroad employee’s personal injury lawsuit against Union Pacific, the case is at trial on the issue of causation and damages in St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot’s courtroom.
A rental car company's arbitration suit seeking reimbursement following an East St. Louis collision involving one of its rented vehicles is at trial in St. Clair County Associate Judge Thomas Cannady's courtroom.
The Langdon & Emison law firm reached a $700,000 settlement with Americorp Xpress Carriers in a suit alleging a tractor-trailer crash caused by a truck driver with a criminal record, previous driving convictions and a history of drug use.