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St. Clair County jury awards Cahokia mechanic more than $845K following bus incident, crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 2, 2019

A mechanic for the Cahokia School District was awarded $845,542.08 after he allegedly suffered injuries in a Cahokia crash in 2015 and again when he was hit by a bus hood in 2017.

Motorist’s suit alleging injuries from Cahokia crash at trial in Gleeson’s court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 18, 2018

A motorist’s lawsuit alleging he was injured in a 2015 crash in Cahokia is at trial in St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson’s courtroom.

Property owner seeks to dismiss woman's trip, fall suit; Defendant alleges plaintiff was injured in fight while intoxicated

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 29, 2018

A Wood River property owner is asking the court to dismiss a woman’s complaint as sanction for discovery violations in a suit alleging she tripped on a hole on the defendant’s property.

Son blames Emerald Pointe in Greenville for father's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 18, 2018

The operator of a independent residential facility faces a wrongful death lawsuit as a result of a fall on the property.

Madison County jury returns defense verdict in collision suit; Plaintiff asked for more than $345K

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 5, 2018

A Madison County jury returned a verdict in favor of defendant Jennifer Pitts in a collision suit where both parties claimed they had a green light.

Collision suit at trial in Madison County

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 2, 2018

A lawsuit involving a crash at the intersection of Route 143 and South Moreland Road is at trial in Madison County Associate Judge Thomas Chapman’s courtroom.

REED ARMSTRONG MUDGE & MORRISEY: Martin K. Morrissey and Tori L. Walls Secure Summary Judgment on Negligent Entrustment/Wrongful Death Claim in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, Herndon, J., recently granted summary judgment in favor of Reed, Armstrong’s client in a negligent entrustment/wrongful death claim.

Property owner says trip, fall plaintiff was injured in fight while intoxicated

By Karen Kidd | May 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Wood River property owner seeks medical records from a woman alleging she tripped on a hole on the defendant's property, arguing that the woman was instead intoxicated and pushed down during an altercation with a third party.

Curt Smith Sporting Goods says football player should be barred from providing expert testimony

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 16, 2018

A sporting goods company argues that a former East St. Louis Senior High School football player voluntarily dismissed his original suit alleging injuries from a defective helmet in order to evade discovery requirements and “imminent defeat” before refiling his claims.

Woman alleges out-of-service ambulance responded to go-cart crash, delaying treatment

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 21, 2018

A woman alleging her husband died following a go-cart crash nearly three years ago argues in her opposition to several motions to dismiss that the responding ambulance was out of service and knew it could not transport the decedent, delaying potential life-saving treatment.

Crowder denies dismissal in wrongful death suit over go-cart crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 6, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder denied several defendants’ motions to dismiss a widow’s wrongful death suit alleging her husband died following a go-cart crash.

IADC to hold legal writing and advocacy seminar in Edwardsville

By The Madison County Record | Jan 26, 2018

The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel is presenting a legal writing and advocacy seminar on Feb. 15 at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville.

Gateway, ambulance company seek dismissal in wrongful death suit following go-cart crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 19, 2018

Several defendants sued in a widow’s wrongful death suit alleging her husband died following a go-cart crash in 2015 are seeking dismissal from her amended complaint.

Curt Smith Sporting Goods seeks to dismiss former football player’s head injury suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 20, 2017

A sporting goods company seeks to dismiss a former East St. Louis high school football player’s suit alleging he sustained head injuries due to a defective helmet

Ten trials went to verdict in Madison County in 2017; Jurors awarded plaintiffs $676,787

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 20, 2017

With 10 lawsuits in Madison County going to verdict in 2017, jurors awarded plaintiffs a total of $676,787.

Dog owners reach settlement agreement in attack suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 5, 2017

Two dog owners have settled a lawsuit alleging the plaintiff’s dog was attacked in her front yard by the defendant’s pit bull.

Pit bull owner denies liability in dog attack suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 8, 2017

A pit bull owner denies liability in a woman’s lawsuit alleging she and her own dog were attacked in the plaintiff’s front yard.

Gateway Motorsports Park denies liability, says man died from preexisting medical condition following go-cart crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 28, 2017

Gateway Motorsports Park argues that a man who was killed following a go-cart crash two years ago died due to preexisting medical conditions and signed a liability release before using the go-carts.

Summary judgment granted in part, denied in part in asbestos attorney's suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 16, 2017

Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison granted in part and denied in part a construction company and contractor’s motion for summary judgment in an asbestos attorney’s lawsuit alleging mold and water infiltrated his $775,000 Troy home.

Trial continued for second time in insurance dispute involving alleged stolen vehicle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 9, 2017

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted State Farm’s second motion to continue a trial that was scheduled for May 1 in an insurance dispute over an alleged stolen vehicle.

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