EAST ST. LOUIS – Madison County must defend retaliation claims of Veteran Assistance Superintendent Bradley Lavite, U.S. District Judge David Herndon decided on March 29.
Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court News
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a Bond County Circuit Court identity theft conviction of a defendant found with up to 15 different individuals' credentials.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court on March 13 found the Illinois Commerce Commission can't give a certificate of public convenience and necessity to an Indiana company formed to construct and manage a high-voltage electric service transmission line to connect wind-generation facilities.
MOUNT VERNON – Illinois commerce commissioners improperly expedited an application for a wind power line 203 miles long, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on March 13.
MOUNT VERNON – The 5th District Appellate Court of Illinois has upheld a first-degree murder sentence and conviction for a Cutler man relating to a house fire he intentionally set in 2013.
Appellate court reverses decision on post-conviction relief because of failure to attach documentation
MOUNT VERNON – An appeals court has reversed a decision denying a man's amended petition for post-conviction relief on the grounds his counsel
MOUNT VERNON – The 5th District Appellate Court has vacated an order that found the biological parents of a 6-year-old girl unfit, but upheld the parenting order that granted an unrelated woman sole decision-making responsibility.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a circuit court's dismissal of a complaint filed by the village of Belle Rive over a nearly 100-year-old agreement with a railroad company.
Appellate court candidates Overstreet and Hoerner receive 'highly qualified' ratings in ISBA evaluation
Justice David Overstreet and Belleville attorney Kevin Hoerner were rated "highly qualified" in a review by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Judicial Evaluations Committee, released this week.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has reversed a trial court’s judgment over the involuntary administration of psychotropic drugs.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has refused to overturn convictions of two brothers, Glenn Reed Jr. and Lenn Reed who were found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated hijacking following a jury trial in 1998.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court on Feb. 8 affirmed a ruling that denied leave for appeal for a man convicted in Madison County in 1994 on four counts of armed robbery.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has sided with State Farm in a dispute over a demand for appraisal by an Illinois couple.
FACTA objector alleges 'reverse auction' collusion between plaintiff and defendant in Lopinot’s court
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot rushed settlement of a class action against retailer Body Shop, granting conditional approval in 20 days and final approval in two months.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has overturned a summary judgment ruling that went against Country Financial Insurance Co. involving the "stacking" of insurance policies.
The Fifth District Appellate Court denied an appeal from Illinois Bell under a Supreme Court rule in a suit involving increased service charges.
The Fifth District Appellate Court of Illinois affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Court Judge Chris Kolker's ruling in a case in which Midland Funding allegedly failed to show it offered an arbitration agreement to two individuals in regard to a credit card agreement.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has overturned a Randolph County ruling that upheld an Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission ruling in an employee’s adjustment claim seeking benefits from Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.
MT. VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker's order denying transfer to Madison County in a suit alleging the City of Collinsville failed to make payments for a construction project.
MOUNT VERNON – Does a professional liability insurance policy have to cover the actions of an attorney acting as agent for a company other than his law firm? An Illinois appellate court says yes, it does.