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Court denies request to remand Schenker retaliation case to state court

By Olivia Olsen | Oct 31, 2017

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois recently denied a motion to remand filed in a lawsuit based on alleged employer retaliation.

Herndon grants dismissal in Xarelto suit for lack of personal jurisdiction

By Olivia Olsen | Oct 10, 2017

Herndon grants dismissal in Xarelto suit for lack of personal jurisdiction

District court denies motions in K-cup suit, chastises parties for quality of briefing, arguments

By Olivia Olsen | Sep 21, 2017

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has denied several motions presented by both the plaintiff and defendants in a class action suit regarding the freshness of a brand of K-cup coffee.

Negotiator, committee appointed for Syngenta suits

By Olivia Olsen | Sep 11, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David R. Herndon issued two orders appointing a settlement negotiation committee to work with a special master in litigation against agribusiness Syngenta.

Fifth District reverses psychotropic drug administration ruling

By Olivia Olsen | Sep 6, 2017

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has reversed Madison County Associate Judge Thomas Chapman in a case involving involuntary administration of psychotropic drugs.

District court denies motions in Save-A-Lot slip and fall suit

By Olivia Olsen | Sep 6, 2017

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert ruled to dismiss two motions in a slip-and-fall case involving a grocery store.

HeplerBroom attorneys named to Best Lawyers list

By Olivia Olsen | Aug 22, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – Fifteen HeplerBroom attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers in American list for the 2018 edition. 

Taxpayers United of America concerned about potential new tax hike on ballot

By Olivia Olsen | Aug 11, 2017

CHICAGO – A taxpayer watchdog group is warning Illinoisans that lawmakers may seek even more from them next year.

Court denies shopper's motion to remand in Dillard's vomit slip-and-fall case

By Olivia Olsen | Jul 15, 2017

BENTON – A motion to remand filed by Toni Perrin in a case against the department store Dillard’s was denied by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on July 13.

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