Several HeplerBroom attorneys were selected as Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2016.
According to attorneys with the Simmons firm, a rare Madison County asbestos trial settled for an undisclosed amount Sunday night. Jurors were dismissed Monday morning. The trial ended after just one day of testimony in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom. Crane Co. was the only remaining defendant at the time of trial.
A medical manufacturer alleges a patient was fully aware of the risks when she agreed to use a pain pump that allegedly malfunctioned.
U.S. News & Best Lawyers has included HeplerBroom in both the metropolitan and national rankings of its 2016 “Best Law Firms.”
Meghan C. Kane has joined HeplerBroom in its Edwardsville office as an associate attorney. Kane focuses her practice on complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts.
Stobbs rules MC asbestos court lacks personal jurisidction over Texan defendant; Murco's joint compound blend also did not contain asbestos
Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs dismissed a Texas defendant from an asbestos suit on Oct. 20, for lack of jurisdiction. He entered an order in favor of Murco Wall Products six days after a hearing. “Defendant Murco maintains that they did not conduct business or make sales of products manufactured by Murco to the state of Illinois and the plaintiff offers insufficient evidence that it did,” Stobbs wrote.
A Glen Carbon shopping center removed a customer’s lawsuit alleging she fell on uneven steps to federal court.
A chiropractor accused of breaking a patient’s bones during a treatment seeks to transfer the case to Saline County.
A man accused of assault and battery at the Cahokia Knights of Columbus argues that the plaintiff’s injuries were caused by her “unprovoked” attack on another woman.
HeplerBroom has announced that five attorneys have been nominated for the 2015 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, and seven attorneys have been nominated for the Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars.
Timothy Guntli and Nathaniel French have joined HeplerBroom LLC as associate attorneys. Guntli is based in the firm's St. Louis office.
Hale attorneys must produce communications back to '05; State Farm seeks info for statute of limitations argument
EAST ST. LOUIS – Lawyers who claim State Farm corrupted Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier must reveal communications with researchers back to 2005, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Williams ruled on Sept. 28. Williams denied a claim of work product privilege for 34 documents that State Farm requested for its defense in an $8 billion racketeering suit.
Under the weight of $45 million in long term debt, local leaders want voters to decide whether to dissolve the Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) and have its assets managed locally.
HILLSBORO – Sarah Deatherage, widow of state trooper Kyle Deatherage, must testify about her dating and social life, Montgomery County Circuit Judge Douglas Jarman ruled on Sept. 17. He ordered her to answer questions she wouldn’t answer in June, at a deposition for her suit against the owners and the driver of a truck that hit her husband.
Lowe’s denies liability in a customer’s personal injury lawsuit alleging he was injured when he tripped over a lumber cart.
Attorney Lauren C. Collins joins HeplerBroom’s Edwardsville office as an associate.
Ten HeplerBroom attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America list for 2016.
A Belleville nursing home seeks to dismiss a lawsuit alleging a patient died when she fell down a flight of stairs in a wheelchair, and the nursing home misrepresented the facts to authorities.
St. Clair County Associate Judge Heinz Rudolf granted a Caseyville bowling alley’s motion to compel in a bowler’s lawsuit alleging he was injured after falling on sprayed wax on the lane.
Fox Creek subdivision defendants deny liability and countersue a builder accused of constructing a Madison County asbestos attorney’s $1.1 million home was built atop fill dirt in Edwardsville.