EDWARDSVILLE -- A court is being asked to order a food company to reveal the identity of the manufacturer of a machine that allegedly caused an injury to one of its workers.
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Fifth District affirms decisions allowing non-Illinois residents to litigate Essure claims in Madison County
MOUNT VERNON -- In two separate decisions, the Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed rulings out of the Madison County Circuit Court finding that non-Illinois residents are allowed to be involved in a mass action suit despite the landmark Bristol Myers Squibb decision limiting that right.
A freight company is accusing a transport broker of negligence and breach of contract after a claimed $500,000 of damage was caused to a transformer while in transit.
A class action lawsuit against Pfizer alleges its ChapStick lip balm lines are not all natural.
An investigation into alleged embezzlement of funds from an East St. Louis community center is continuing, it was confirmed following the handing down of an indictment against its former executive director.
BELLEVILLE – The partner of a man fatally shot outside a Centreville adult entertainment club who is the mother of his three children recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the club's its owners and the alleged gunman.
A mother and her daughter allege a promise of "freaky fast" delivery by sandwich-making chain Jimmy John's is the cause of a Glen Carbon collision.
A man is suing an Edwardsville hotel where he claims to have contracted Legionnaire's disease due to contaminated water.
Another class action lawsuit accusing a company of violating a biometric privacy act has been filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis attorney who filed two similar class action lawsuits in the same court against the same company alleging violations of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) recently defended the moves as ones that occur all the time.
Court costs, fines and fees will rise in Madison County following the introduction of a new statewide standardized system for those costs.
A new Illinois law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker does not repeal or extend the limitation on when an employee can file a claim under the workers' compensation system, it creates "unprecedented new rights," a Chicago-based defense lawyer said.
Democrats have moved forward to take control of the Metro East Sanitary District with the passage of a bill that changes how board commissioners are appointed.
Three attorneys are facing a lawsuit over allegations they failed to properly represent a man who believed he had a strong case following an icy fall at a grocery store.
EDWARDSVILLE -- A customer is suing an Edwardsville restaurant, alleging its fish dish caused her to suffer from colitis.
Illinois remains a high-price state when it comes to workers' compensation, with costs driven by substantial attorney involvement in cases and medical-legal bills, according to a recently published study by an independent research institute.
Transgender inmate sues IDOC director, prison staff over alleged sexual assault, asks court for transfer to female facility
A transgender person in prison has asked a federal court to order a transfer to a female prison after allegedly being the victim of repeated sexual harassment.
EDWARDSVILLE -- An Alton investment consultant is suing the city, alleging it failed to properly maintain the storm sewer system, which led to flooding of his business premises.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge's ruling ordering a doctor and his wife to pay a finance company regarding an agreement they entered into more than a decade ago.
East St. Louis Township conducting forensic audit; Supervisor: Audit is to ensure township is ‘spending money the right way’
EAST ST. LOUIS – A forensic audit into East St. Louis Township finances is being carried out after the township used $55,000 from its certificate of deposit account to meet payroll.