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Simmons, HeplerBroom attorneys discuss Madison County asbestos litigation environment at HarrisMartin conference

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 21, 2017, 12:36pm

Asbestos attorneys with the Simmons Firm and HeplerBroom discussed what they called “myths” and “facts” of the history of the Madison County asbestos docket.

Tillery suit involving minor league baseball wage class action is remanded to St. Clair County

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 18, 2017, 8:24am

BENTON - Senior District Judge Phil Gilbert remanded a Korein Tillery suit alleging a research contractor failed to complete a study intended for use in a possible wage class action involving minor league baseball players.

Stobbs, attorneys discuss settlement changes at HarrisMartin conference following updated Madison County standing order

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 12, 2017, 9:58pm

Roughly one year after Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs updated the court’s asbestos Standing Case Management Order, attorneys on both sides discussed the effects of the new rules at the HarrisMartin Midwest Asbestos Conference.

St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in suit alleging security officers tackled man

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 5, 2017, 8:28pm

A St. Clair County jury returned a defense verdict in favor of Securitas Security Services USA Inc. on Aug. 30 in a suit alleging a man was injured when he was tackled and handcuffed by security officers after leaving the East St. Louis Schnucks pharmacy.

Seminar for attorneys on choosing expert witnesses set for Chicago on Sept. 7

John Sammon Aug. 30, 2017, 2:51pm

CHICAGO – An instructional seminar hosted by the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC) will advise attorneys on how to pick expert witnesses to back up their client’s defense.

HeplerBroom attorneys named to Best Lawyers list

Olivia Olsen Aug. 22, 2017, 2:26pm

EDWARDSVILLE – Fifteen HeplerBroom attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers in American list for the 2018 edition. 

Manufacturers seek to dismiss bus driver's suit alleging benzene exposure

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 8, 2017, 10:23pm

Several manufacturers seek to dismiss a man’s suit alleging his wife died as a result of benzene exposure while working as a bus driver, arguing that the complaint fails to allege specific facts.

Kathryn Modeer joins HeplerBroom's Edwardsville office

Kacie Whaley May 30, 2017, 7:37pm

Attorney Kathryn L. Modeer joined HeplerBroom's Edwardsville location, focusing on complex, multi-party civil cases and class actions. 

Summary judgment granted in part, denied in part in asbestos attorney's suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 16, 2017, 8:24pm

Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison granted in part and denied in part a construction company and contractor’s motion for summary judgment in an asbestos attorney’s lawsuit alleging mold and water infiltrated his $775,000 Troy home.

St. Clair County jury awards man $2,600 in suit alleging theft and failure to pay

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 3, 2017, 11:03am

A St. Clair County jury awarded a man $2,605.44 in an arbitration case alleging various counts of damage, theft and failure to pay. 

Potato chip maker wants class action over sugar tossed from court

Dee Thompson May 1, 2017, 1:11pm

Inventure Foods Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by two plaintiffs who allege the defendant's Boulder Canyon potato chips contain sugar and the label is deceptive.

Customer alleges lacerated thumb from crossbow

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 31, 2017, 10:32am

BELLEVILLE — A Kettering man is suing Barnett Outdoors LLC and seller Gander Mountain Co. alleging breach of implied warranty and consumer fraud for an injury allegedly related to the use of a crossbow.

Ruth denies motion to stay proceedings in suit over Essure implant

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Mar. 14, 2017, 7:12pm

In a lawsuit alleging the Essure implant is defective, Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied a motion to stay proceedings pending the Fifth District Appellate Court’s jurisdiction decision in a Madison County asbestos suit.

Dismissal granted for Alton Memorial defendants in medical malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 20, 2016, 3:34pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted dismissal, but allowed the plaintiffs to amend their complaint in a suit alleging a patient developed sepsis following surgery.

Collinsville attorney reaches settlement in failed adoption suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 13, 2016, 1:41pm

A Collinsville attorney accused of failing to disclose a conflict of interest in an adoption case has reached a settlement with the Jersey County couple.

Four associate attorneys join HeplerBroom

Cheyenne Dickerson Dec. 12, 2016, 11:19pm

Four new associate attorneys join HeplerBroom's Edwardsville, St. Louis and Springfield offices.

Mediation ordered in dispute alleging real estate fraud

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Dec. 5, 2016, 10:26pm

St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley compelled mediation in an O’Fallon homeowner’s suit alleging a real estate agent failed to tell her that a potential buyer canceled the contract on her home.

Adoption agency accuses couple of failing to obtain home study in botched adoption suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 29, 2016, 9:20am

An adoption agency argues that a Jersey County couple failed to seek out an agency to provide a home study and consent to their adoption in a suit alleging a conflict of interest. Plaintiffs Greg and Janet Warren claim they entered into a contractual relationship with attorney Deborah Crouse-Cobb of Crouse-Cobb & Bays in Collinsville on Nov. 22, 2013, to provide legal services related to the adoption of Jude Warren, a child.

HeplerBroom attorneys named Super Lawyers

Chandra Lye Nov. 25, 2016, 8:56am

Several lawyers from HeplerBroom LLC have been nominated as Super Lawyers.

Construction company seeks to dismiss asbestos attorney’s suit alleging water infiltration in Troy home; Argues plaintiffs failed to answer discovery requests

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 15, 2016, 10:25am

Construction company seeks to dismiss asbestos attorney’s suit alleging water infiltration in Troy home; Argues plaintiffs failed to answer discovery requests Customary Construction seeks to dismiss an asbestos attorney’s lawsuit alleging mold and water infiltrated his $775,000 Troy home.