EAST ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has granted a motion in favor of a grocery store patron to add Supervalu to an ongoing slip-and-fall case against defendant Save-A-Lot Food Stores.
BENTON – On June 29, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois denied defendant Alan Johnson’s motion to dismiss certain counts of a fraud case filed against him by a St Louis-based mining and metals company.
EDWARDSVILLE – Attorney Todd Sivia of Sivia Law in Edwardsville has earned a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation by the Exit Planning Institute (EPI), a firm that provides strategies for professionals transitioning out of their business.
The Illinois Supreme Court has adopted a statewide policy statement for pretrial services that includes a risk assessment tool to help courts determine whether low-risk defendants should be detained or released prior to trial.
Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino is currently facing a federal investigation after questions arose over his campaign spending during his 24-year tenure as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives.
When retired Madison County Associate Judge Dean E. Sweet recently left his post as county ethics advisor Treasurer Kurt Prenzler questioned whether it was due to an alleged conflict of interest involving the county’s purchasing director.