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

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 16, 2017

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.

Widow blames EMS, Mercy Hospital for husband's fall from stretcher during transport

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 16, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A widow is suing Kimberly Feldhake, Joseph Goreman, Mission Care of Illinois LLC d/b/a Abbott EMS and Mercy Hospital, emergency care providers, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to her late husband.

Towing service seeks to dismiss class action alleging excessive fees

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 2, 2017

A Wood River towing service seeks to dismiss a customer's class action over alleged excessive fees, arguing that the plaintiff is a member of a proposed class in a similar lawsuit.

Woman alleges collision caused her to deliver baby early

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 25, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A woman who was eight months pregnant is suing another motorist, claiming negligence for causing a Swansea crash which caused her to deliver her child four weeks early.

Texas lawyer seeks dismissal of legal malpractice suit for lack of personal jurisdiction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2017

A Texas lawyer seeks to dismiss a woman’s legal malpractice suit for lack of personal jurisdiction, arguing that he has no ties to Illinois.

Case management conference scheduled in FOID card dispute pending ruling on class certification

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 21, 2016

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth scheduled a case management conference in a suit alleging the state inappropriately filed a $1 processing fee for firearm owner identification cards, pending his ruling on the plaintiff’s motion for class certification.

Man seeks default in discrimination suit against Madison County Kid’s Corner

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 27, 2016

A man alleging The Madison County Kid’s Corner discriminated against him because of his gender seeks a default judgment.

Judge Crowder grants voluntary dismissal of suit alleging toxic exposure

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 8, 2016

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted voluntary dismissal in a man’s suit alleging he was exposed to toxic substances through Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. in East Alton.

Ruth denies request for defense litigation plans in MC FOID class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 25, 2016

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied an Illinois resident’s motion to compel the state’s treasurer and Firearms Services Bureau chief to provide their litigation plans and personal information on all Illinoisans who were charged $1 more than state statute allows when they applied for a firearm owner idenficiation card (FOID).

Man alleging toxic exposure asks the court to compel discovery against Global Brass and Copper Holdings

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 15, 2016

A man claiming he was exposed to toxic substances through Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., in East Alton is asking the court to compel discovery in order to build his case or to at least find out who the proper defendant is in the suit.

Car accident trial ends in request for sanctions

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 7, 2015

A woman alleging injuries following a Glen Carbon vehicle accident is asking the court to sanction the defense counsel after they allegedly violated two orders in limine during trial last week.

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