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Suit claims owner, driver of truck at fault for injuries

BELLEVILLE – A driver is suing both the owner and driver of a truck after she allegedly was injured in a collision. Negligent hiring and training are among the counts.

Defendant answers plaintiff's original complaint, case moved to federal court

BENTON – The defendant in a lawsuit previously filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court has answered the plaintiff's complaint, and the case has been moved to federal court.

Castillo joins PohlmanUSA as account executive

Jadii Castillo has joined St. Louis-based national litigation support firm, PohlmanUSA Court Reporting, as an account executive.

Unger receives 'Litigation Practitioner Award' from Missouri Lawyers Weekly

UngerWilliams Venker & Sanders of St. Louis announced that managing partner Lucy T. Unger has received the Litigation Practitioner Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s 2015 Women’s Justice Awards.The Litigation Practitioner Awards are given to female litigators who exhibit qualities of leadership and professionalism, as well as a passion for improving of the quality of the justice system and bettering

Attorney gains firearms permit for man disqualified for gun ownership; Had been disqualified in Missouri after stroke

ZellersDr. George L. Kraft III, a chiropractor in St. Louis County, is now the owner of a .357 revolver with a six-inch barrel after his attorney successfully challenged Missouri statutes and federal classification that prohibited Kraft from owning a firearm. The state of Missouri disqualified Kraft from the right to own firearms after he suffered a stroke in 2005 until attorney Christopher J. Zellers

Attorney Reel joins Blake Behme in Belleville


Sieron tenant comes out a winner in competing fire claim lawsuits

Both sides lost in a legal contest between Metropolitan Casualty Insurance and landlord Ed Sieron, but one of Sieron’s tenants came out a winner.

Student loan default is subject of St. Clair County lawsuit

A St. Clair County man is accused of failing to pay more than $53,000 in student loans.

Mudge denies third party complaint, other defendant moves in suit over revealed STD test results

Mudge Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge has denied one of the defendants in a suit over the revelations of a romantic rival's sexually transmitted disease test results leave to file a counterclaim, third party complaint, dismissal move and a plea seeking sanctions.

Jan Doe seeks to remove Quest attorney in suit over revealed STD test results

A woman who claims a romantic rival leaked the results of her herpes test is now asking that the pro hac vice status of defendant Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s attorney be revoked.

Sandberg Phoenix attorneys make 'Best Lawyers in America 2010' list

Bean The following Sandberg Phoenix attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2010 edition of "Best Lawyers:" Kenneth W. Bean, G. Keith Phoenix, Jonathan Ries, John S. Sandberg and Peter von Gontard.

Company's billing system destroyed, suit claims

A Missouri chiropractic and health services company has filed suit against a Madison County woman and an Orange County, Calif., woman, alleging the women caused the company to lose patients and money after they allegedly destroyed the company's billing system.

Fifth reverses Stack in Missouri Home Depot case

Spomer The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack in a case which would have allowed a Missouri statutory law to have been tried in an Illinois state court.

Plaintiffs 'cherry-picking' Missouri law in Illinois Home Depot case

Gail Renshaw MOUNT VERNON – If Fifth District appellate judges clear the way, Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack can proceed with a trial that could make money for the state – the state of Missouri, that is.

QA: ITLA president elect Cates challenges caps

Q: Are caps a bad idea? If so, why? A: Caps on compensation are a bad idea.

Doctors save lives

My son has a severe allergy to bee stings and recently was stung. My neighborhood was built after the map of our area was made and took longer than usual for the ambulance to arrive. He became even more ill than usual.