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Fifth District reverses Matoesian's order granting default judgment against nursing home resident

By Glenn Minnis | Apr 19, 2019

MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s order granting default judgment in favor of a nursing care facility that sued a resident for allegedly reneging on his contractual obligations to pay for services.

Appellate court roundtable to be held in Collinsville

By Keri Carbaugh | Apr 17, 2019

A roundtable to honor the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court will be held May 17 in Collinsville, presented by the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA).

Retrial underway in Mudge's court for UPS worker's suit alleging injuries from dog attack

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A trial on damages only in a suit involving a dog attack is underway in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s court after the case’s previous jury award was vacated by the Fifth District Appellate Court over speculative testimony.

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