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Overstreet win at Fifth District could grow conservative hold on bench

By Ann Maher | Oct 16, 2018

Republican candidate for a permanent seat on the Fifth District Appellate Court, Justice David Overstreet, steers clear of addressing "trigger" issues for the trial bar - "frivolous" litigation and "caps" on damages - in questions posed by the Illinois Civil Justice League.

Workers' compensation benefits denied to railroad worker, appellate court rules

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 11, 2018

A Madison County laborer will not receive workers' compensation benefits for abdominal injuries, an appellate court ruled.

Cahokia library employee denied workers' compensation benefits, appellate court rules

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 11, 2018

A Cahokia School District employee lost an appeal disputing a decision denying her workers' compensation claims.

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