While the rate of asbestos filings is generally declining in courts across the country, a new litigation trend developing in Madison County and elsewhere is the inclusion of non-occupational talc exposure claims within traditional occupational asbestos exposure complaints.
The Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee announces that volunteer lawyers provided appointments for 30 members of the public who have limited incomes and who do not have attorneys during the 1st quarter of 2019.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by John R Sanks against Board of Trustees, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 553 on April 5:
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Shelter Mutual Insurance Company against Jonathan Woelfel, Don Woelfel and Brennan Wendler on April 3:
The following medical malpractice-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 29. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Laura Schukar against Catlin Indemnity Company, Catlin, Inc. and Wright Specialty Insurance Agency, LLC on April 3: 'Notice Of Removal From Twentieth Judicial Circuit, St. Clair County, Illinois, Case Number 19-l-0103 ( Filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 0754-3845967), Filed By Catlin,
District judge Staci Yandle denied a request to transfer an opioid suit alleging drug makers and retailer CVS participated in a kickback scheme by providing free nursing and reimbursement support services.