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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.

Dugan presides over first trial; Jury awards motorist $5,542 but finds her 50 percent liable

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2017

In newly appointed Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan’s courtroom, a jury awarded a motorist $5,542 in a suit involving a parking lot collision, but also found that the plaintiff was 50 percent liable.

Constrction company, contractor seek summary judgment in asbestos attorney's suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2017

A construction company and a contractor seek summary judgment in an asbestos attorney’s lawsuit alleging mold and water infiltrated his $775,000 Troy home.

Ruth denies summary judgment in dog bite suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2017

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied two homeowners’ motion for summary judgment in a suit alleging their neighbor’s son was bit by their Akita while caring for their dogs, Marco and Polo.

Trial continued in insurance dispute over alleged stolen vehicle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 8, 2017

An insurance dispute over an alleged stolen vehicle that was set to go to trial March 6 was continued to May 1 at 9 a.m.

Madison County jury awards woman $60K in suit alleging she fell through cellar door of foreclosed property

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 21, 2017

A Madison County jury awarded a woman $60,000 in a suit alleging she fractured her foot after falling through a cellar door while looking at a Collinsville property for sale.

Highland couple denies liability in delivery driver's dog bite suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 10, 2017

A Highland couple allege a delivery driver failed to exercise caution for her own safety in a suit alleging the woman was bit by their dog while delivering a package.

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