MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed an independent Illinois Pollution Control Board’s decision stipulating that regulations require extension of a sanitary landfill’s post-closure upkeep beyond 15 years if the possibility of a future violation still exists.
MT. VERNON — Chad Toeniskoetter recently lost his appeal to the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court and will have to pay part of his workers' compensation and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) award to his ex-wife for child support.
MT. VERNON — An Illinois mother will not regain primary physical custody of two of her children after an appeals court upheld a decision to not return them to her. The court ruled that the mother of five, who has a history of mental illness and violent outbursts, failed to make enough progress to regain custody of her 10-year-old and her 3-year-old.
MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court recently affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Court Judge Vincent Lopinot's decision compelling arbitration in a lawsuit arising from a construction worker's 2012 worksite death.
&&&MT. VERNON — Justice Thomas Welsh and the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court upheld on June 1 a Madison County ruling that homeowner Jacqueline Lumpkins, who was accused of maintaining a property used by local gang Flyboyz, is liable for a large sum in damages after Lumpkins appealed asking for the court to fully vacate the ruling.
The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a Madison County jury’s verdict and Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth’s handling of a truck driver’s whistleblower suit alleging he was terminated after reporting his employer for allegedly inappropriately dumping toxic substances.
The Fifth District appellate court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien’s decision denying a special education teacher’s petition for administrative review of his dismissal from the Cahokia school district after he forged a signature on a legal document.