Pam Wright News

Judge denies motion to dismiss overtime pay lawsuit against Backstreet Entertainment, counterclaim

By Pam Wright | Aug 8, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS – A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by employees of GLH Capital Enterprise, M.L.K. Enterprises and Backstreet Entertainment, who allege that they were not paid overtime.

Wrongful termination lawsuit remanded to Madison County

By Pam Wright | Jul 31, 2017

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has remanded a complaint filed by a Louisiana man who alleges he was wrongfully terminated following an accident.

Appellate court upholds St. Clair County ruling terminating East St. Louis father's parental rights

By Pam Wright | Jul 11, 2017

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a lower court's ruling terminating the parental rights of an East St. Louis man.

Fifth District Appellate Court upholds Baldwin murder conviction but reverses ruling for consecutive sentences

By Pam Wright | May 18, 2017

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld the murder conviction of Marcus Baldwin.

District Court says class action suit over pancake mix ingredients can proceed

By Pam Wright | Apr 27, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court has denied a request by Hodgson Mill Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an Illinois woman alleging that the grain and baking products company falsely advertised its products as having all-natural ingredients.

U.S. District Court judge grants Union Pacific's motion to exclude testimony in personal injury suit

By Pam Wright | Apr 27, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of a Union Pacific Railroad motion to strike testimony in a personal injury case.