While Gov. J.B. Pritzker's recently released five-year economic plan for the state focuses on retaining young people, new poll numbers suggest it’s the state’s finances that has people looking to leave.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - It was a stroke of good luck for Cuyahoga and Summit counties in Ohio that U.S. District Judge Dan Polster selected them for the first bellwether trial out of thousands of other cities and counties that are blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Chief U. S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel ruled that Lisa Vandervelden, a client of Tom Keefe who alleges medical malpractice in three suits over one injury, must assert her claims in a single suit.
BELLEVILLE - A dental patient alleges improper bridge work carried out by a now deceased dentist has caused severe pain and suffering, according to a refiled lawsuit naming the executor of the estate and the shuttered practice.
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Osaka Steak House Sushi & Hibachi Inc. – doing business as Osaka Buffet in Moline, Illinois – will pay $78,970 in back wages to 33 current and former employees for violations of the minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.
CAHOKIA – St. Clair County sheriff Rick Watson let lawyer Leah Captain speak for him at a police pension board meeting on Oct. 16, when trustee Francella Jackson asked him how he came up with the numbers for his pension.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by David Hutchins against Life Insurance Company of North America on Oct. 18: 'Complaint Against Life Insurance Company Of North America ( Filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 0754-4005115.), Filed By David Hutchins. (attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(arbogast, Deborah)'.
The following cases categorized as "contract" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Oct. 11. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact: