MT. VERNON – The Appellate Court for the Fifth District of Illinois denied testimony of an examining doctor in the case of a woman hurt on an elevator because her injury medical report was not delivered in a timely manner.
Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court News
BELLEVILLE – Almost 300 plaintiffs in pollution suits have called on St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson to invalidate a settlement between their lawyers and Monsanto.
MT. VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court upheld a judgement out of the Madison County Circuit Court to terminate the parental rights of a father who alleged his termination was unfair because the court did not admonish him.
A man who claimed that a Madison County child custody exchange center violated the Illinois Civil Rights Act by unfairly making non-residential parents - usually fathers - wait longer than residential parents has had his lawsuit tossed.
MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a St. Clair County circuit court ruling granting a mother's request to move to North Carolina with her minor children.
MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court vacated summary judgment for Metro in a man's lawsuit alleging he was assaulted near an East St. Louis Metro station.
MT. VERNON, Ill. —A man convicted of first-degree murder will get a new trial after the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court agreed with him that the jury should have been given instructions on his self-defense argument Nov. 19.
Supreme Court grants attorney leave to challenge appeals court decision over legal malpractice claim
An Edwardsville attorney was granted leave to appeal by the Illinois Supreme Court in a case with its roots in a claim of legal malpractice.
Justice David Overstreet has described it as an honor to be elected by voters across 37 counties as he gains a permanent position on the Fifth District Appellate Court.
MT. VERNON, Ill.— An appellate court recently dismissed a lawsuit for lack of appellate jurisdiction in a 2014 worker's compensation claim case under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (Act) against Bi-State Development Agency, doing business as Metro Transit.
MT. VERNON -- The first-degree murder conviction of a St. Clair County man was affirmed by the court, despite claims of ineffective legal counseling.
Democrat candidates facing St. Clair Co.-only voters win big - not so much for two crossing county line
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Democrats won nearly all the local races on Nov. 6, but two who ventured beyond the county line plunged to defeat.
MT. VERNON -- The case of a Madison County man who slipped and fell at a store parking lot, had a decision about the case affirmed in court - but not in his favor.
Justice David Overstreet has easily won a permanent seat to the Fifth District Appellate Court.
MOUNT VERNON – Democrats who spent $1,731,670.25 on a pair of Fifth District appellate court races two years ago haven’t come close to matching that support for current candidate Kevin Hoerner.
A minor who suffered an overdose of a prescribed medication due to a pharmacy's error will receive a new trial, an appellate court ruled.
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.
A man convicted of attempted burglary will receive a new defense attorney amid questions about his previous attorney's actions in the case.
A man convicted of murder should receive a hearing on his claims of ineffective assistance of counsel, an appeals court ruled.
A Madison County laborer will not receive workers' compensation benefits for abdominal injuries, an appellate court ruled.