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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.

Mother, minor child file suit after child was struck walking to school on Edwardsville Road

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:56am

EDWARDSVILLE – A mother and her minor child are seeking damages after the child was struck by an allegedly distracted driver while walking to school in Wood River.

Man accuses driver of negligence after collision with Alton union hall

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:55am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Cottage Hills man has filed a suit against a driver who struck the Steel Worker's Union Hall building in Alton almost two years ago.

Property owners allege VIP Design Renovations failed to properly perform work

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:54am

EDWARDSVILLE – Two Alton companies allege that renovations were not done to their property in accordance with building codes.

Driver seeks damages, uninsured motorist coverage after East St. Louis collision

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 9:53am

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges he was injured in a collision in East St. Louis when another driver violated a stop sign.

Man files suit over wrongful death allegations against physician, Southwestern Illinois Health

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:51am

EDWARDSVILLE – A widower alleges that a medical facility failed to recognize a septic condition in his late wife.

Woman alleges privacy was invaded at Dutch Hollow Medical Day Spa

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:50am

EDWARDSVILLE – An Alton woman alleges that she was videoed while receiving a facial at a Godfrey spa.

Driver seeks more than $50,000 after Galesburg collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:48am

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges he was injured after the trailer he was pulling and his vehicle was struck by another driver in Galesburg.

Father, minor child allege injuries after Granite City auto accident

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 9:47am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Granite City father and his minor son are seeking damages after a collision in the city.

River Bend Developers LLC alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for unpaid rent

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 9:46am

EDWARDSVILLE – The owner of an Edwardsville property claims that its previous tenants owe unpaid rent and vacated the property before the lease expired.

Madison County foreclosures Aug. 30 – Sep. 18

Princess Jade Barrenechea Sep. 20, 2017, 7:36am

There were 37 foreclosures in Madison County from Aug. 30 - Sep. 8

Medical malpractice suit alleging delayed lumbar surgery at trial in Matoesian’s court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 19, 2017, 8:33pm

Trial began Sept. 18 in Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s courtroom for a patient’s lawsuit alleging a physician put off an emergency lumbar surgery for too long.

Wood River Township, assessor deny liability in wrongful termination suit for 'at-will employee'

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 19, 2017, 5:03pm

The Wood River Township and its assessor answered a former employee’s wrongful termination complaint arguing that they are entitled to immunity when performing discretionary duties for an at-will employee.

Madison County civil docket Sept. 25-29

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 19, 2017, 4:24pm

Madison County Circuit Judges Crowder, Mudge, Ruth and Matoesian have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for Sept. 25-29.

Madison County real estate Aug. 7-Sept. 1

Princess Jade Barrenechea Sep. 19, 2017, 4:20pm

A Collinsville property was sold for $900,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Aug. 7-Sept. 1.

Consumers file class action in Madison County over Equifax data breach

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 19, 2017, 7:31am

EDWARDSVILLE – Four days after the credit bureau Equifax announced its computer systems were hacked and that personal data of 143 million Americans was at risk of being stolen, two Illinois consumers filed a class action in Madison County Circuit Court.

Motorist alleges vehicle was rear-ended by distracted driver in Alton

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 19, 2017, 7:01am

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges she was injured in an Alton collision because of the actions of a distracted driver.

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.

Madison County civil docket Sept. 18-22

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 11, 2017, 2:20pm

There are 13 cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket from Sept. 18-22.

Madison County foreclosures Aug. 23-29

Princess Jade Barrenechea Sep. 11, 2017, 2:20pm

There were 18 foreclosures in Madison County from Aug. 23-29.