Two passengers alleging they were injured when a motorist struck the rear of a Metro transit bus were awarded $500 and $1000 following a three-day trial in Madison County Associate Judge Steven Stobbs’ courtroom.
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A lawsuit alleging two passengers were injured when a motorist struck the rear of a Metro transit bus is at trial in Madison County Associate Judge Steven Stobbs’ courtroom.
Request for punitive damages allowed in suit against AmeriGas; Leaking propane allegedly caused rental property explosion
Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian granted State Farm’s motion to request punitive damages against a propane company after leaking gas caused an explosion at a rental property, which allegedly “knocked a home from its foundation and nearly killed an entire family.”
BELLEVILLE — A Caseyville trucking company is suing a former employee and delivery service company after the employee allegedly disclosed false statements about her former employer's finances.
A Missouri woman has reached a settlement with the Edwardsville school district in a lawsuit alleging she was injured when a loose light fixture fell from the ceiling at the Edwardsville High School and hit her.
According to the complaint, Thompson was at Edwardsville High School inside the auditorium on Dec. 7, 2014. She claims a loose light fixture on the ceiling fell and struck her, resulting in injuries to her head, neck and shoulders.
HILLSBORO – Swansea attorney Tom Keefe signed an order on Dec. 14, agreeing to not resort to snide, insulting, derogatory, uncivil or harassing comments in Montgomery County circuit court. Keefe withdraws an allegation that lawyers for DOT Foods and a trucking subsidiary deserve sanctions for misconduct at a deposition of a company witness. He concedes that his client Sarah Deatherage must answer questions about dating and social life. He agrees not to disparage opposing counsel in email to l
HILLSBORO – Lawyer Tom Keefe of Swansea accused lawyer Bill Knapp of Edwardsville of tipping the Record about a deposition of client Sarah Deatherage, in a message he sent to Knapp and 25 other lawyers. Keefe also accused two other lawyers of leaking to the Record, in a brief for a Dec. 14 hearing in Montgomery County circuit court.
A woman alleging injuries following a Glen Carbon vehicle accident is asking the court to sanction the defense counsel after they allegedly violated two orders in limine during trial last week.
Two car accident lawsuits went to trial this week in the Madison County Circuit Court. Judges Dennis Ruth and Tom Chapman are presiding over the cases.
HILLSBORO – Sarah Deatherage, widow of state trooper Kyle Deatherage, must testify about her dating and social life, Montgomery County Circuit Judge Douglas Jarman ruled on Sept. 17. He ordered her to answer questions she wouldn’t answer in June, at a deposition for her suit against the owners and the driver of a truck that hit her husband.