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Lawyers oppose motion to disclose wife of former federal judge will share $80 million fee

By Record News | Feb 18, 2019

EAST ST. LOUIS – Lawyers who settled a class action against State Farm for $250 million oppose a motion to disclose the fee for Trish Murphy, wife and law partner of former federal judge Patrick Murphy.

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Proponents of venue reform say out-of-state claimants have 'gamed' St. Louis city courts

By Record News | Feb 14, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.

Case activity for Rebecca Holmes vs Life Insurance Company of North America on Feb. 13

By The Madison County Record | Feb 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Rebecca Holmes against Life Insurance Company of North America on Feb. 13:

What’s with the sweetheart deal for Trish Murphy?

By The Madison County Record | Feb 13, 2019

“Trish Murphy is not listed as counsel of record for plaintiffs at the district court,” attorney Mark Downton observed in a motion he filed at U.S. District Court last week on behalf of his client in Hale v. State Farm.

Court activity on Feb. 12: Rebecca Holmes vs Life Insurance Company of North America

By The Madison County Record | Feb 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Rebecca Holmes against Life Insurance Company of North America on Feb. 12: 'Complaint Against Life Insurance Company Of North America, Filed By Rebecca Holmes. (attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(van Fossan, Kristen)'

Court activity on Feb. 12: Amanda Tillett vs Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

By The Madison County Record | Feb 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Amanda Tillett against Abbott Laboratories, Inc. on Feb. 12: 'Notice Of Judge Assignment. All Future Documents Must Bear Case Number 19-cv-192-Njr. (jlrr)'

Court activity on Feb. 12: Candice S. Kehoe vs E&A Trucking, LLC

By The Madison County Record | Feb 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Candice S. Kehoe against E&A Trucking, LLC and Hamdija Efendic on Feb. 12: 'Order Granting 13 Motion To Appear Pro Hac Vice As To Attorney, Gregory M. Skinner On 2/12/2019. (cds)this Text Entry Is An Order Of The Court. No Further Documentation Will Be Mailed.'

Plaintiffs in mass pollution case agree to stay Cerro trial for Monsanto good faith finding

By Record News | Feb 12, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson has ordered Monsanto to move for a finding of good faith in its $21 million mass settlement of pollution claims.

Court activity on Feb. 11: Candice S. Kehoe vs E&A Trucking, LLC

By The Madison County Record | Feb 12, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Candice S. Kehoe against E&A Trucking, LLC and Hamdija Efendic on Feb. 11: 'Motion To Appear Pro Hac Vice By Attorney Gregory M. Skinner $200 Fee Paid,receipt Number 0754-3796142 By On Behalf Of Candice S. Kehoe. (skinner, Gregory)'

Court activity on Feb. 11: Trumbull Ins. Co. vs Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.

By The Madison County Record | Feb 12, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Trumbull Ins. Co. and Cincinnati Ins. Co. against Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. and Thetford Corp. on Feb. 11: 'Notice Of Scheduling And Discovery Conference: Scheduling And Discovery Conference Set For 3/5/2019 At 10:15 Am Via Telephone Before Magistrate Judge Reona J. Daly. To Join The

JIB complaints have resulted in 10 censures, 25 reprimands since creation in 1970

By Record News | Feb 12, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – Some judges fall to the Judicial Inquiry Board (JIB), some rise above it, and some suffer consequence in a single word.

Vaccines work, vaccines are safe, vaccines are necessary

By The Madison County Record | Feb 11, 2019

Many people think measles is a minor disease. This belief results from a lack of personal history with the disease.

Objector to $250 million State Farm settlement wants to know why wife of former federal judge is entitled to fees

By Record News | Feb 11, 2019

EAST ST. LOUIS – Class action objector Lisa Marlow of Tennessee, appealing an $80 million fee for class action lawyers who sued State Farm, wants to know how much attorney Patricia Murphy of Marion would get and why she should get it.

Court activity on Feb. 8: Michael Minor vs Cooper B-Line, Inc.

By The Madison County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Michael Minor against Cooper B-Line, Inc. on Feb. 8: 'Answer To Complaint By Cooper B-Line, Inc..(kinsella, Carrie)'

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on Feb. 8

By The Madison County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on Feb. 8 in the suits below:

Feb. 8: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Feb. 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Candice S. Kehoe vs E&A Trucking, LLC on Feb. 8

By The Madison County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Candice S. Kehoe against E&A Trucking, LLC and Hamdija Efendic on Feb. 8:

Feb. 8: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for family and medical leave act cases

By The Madison County Record | Feb 9, 2019

The following family and medical leave act-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Feb. 8. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Special prosecutor picked to handle Wigginton's first DUI, is assigned to second one

By Record News | Feb 8, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – Special prosecutor David Rands, who handled a drunk driving ticket against former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton, will do it again.

Case activity for Trumbull Ins. Co. vs Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. on Feb. 7

By The Madison County Record | Feb 8, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Trumbull Ins. Co. and Cincinnati Ins. Co. against Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. and Thetford Corp. on Feb. 7:

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