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Men allege Travelers Insurance invaded their privacy following collision

By Molly English-Bowers | Jan 6, 2016

EDWARDSVILLE – Two Illinois men are suing a motorist and Travelers Insurance over injuries they say they suffered as the result of an automobile collision.

Supreme Court reverses Fifth District to affirm St. Clair County ruling over spoilation of evidence claim

By Bethany Krajelis | Oct 18, 2012

Burke Siding with the defendant, the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a ruling of the Fifth District Appellate Court in a negligent spoliation of evidence case.

Mudge must decide if Fifth District decision 'torpedoes' Employers Mutual class action

By Steve Korris | Nov 10, 2011

Mudge Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge must decide whether Fifth District appellate judges who stopped a Lakin Chapman class action against Travelers Insurance also stopped one against Employers Mutual Casualty.

Asbestos bankruptcy judge pulls plug on lawyers' plot

By Steve Korris | Jun 10, 2009

Edison PITTSBURGH – Bankruptcy Judge Bruce McCullough unraveled a plot between asbestos lawyers and bankruptcy lawyers, saving Travelers Insurance $146 million.

Lakin lawyer says judge applied 'incorrect standard' in dismissing class action

By Steve Korris | Sep 5, 2008

U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert's decision to dismiss a chiropractor's class action against Travelers Insurance means nothing in a chiropractor's class action against Travelers in Madison County, according to Jeff Millar of the Lakin Law Firm.

Insurer takes advantage of federal decision in defending Lakin class action

By Steve Korris | Aug 26, 2008

Brad Lakin Defendants usually deny everything a plaintiff alleges, but in a Lakin Law Firm class action Employers Mutual Casualty gladly admits that chiropractor Frank Bemis never contracted with it.

Respect Precedent

By The Madison County Record | Aug 17, 2008

U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert made a rare and sensible ruling last month in a class action lawsuit filed against Travelers insurance company.

Travelers testing strength of federal court dismissal in Madison County case

By Steve Korris | Aug 14, 2008

Stack Travelers Insurance plans to test the strength of a July 24 order from U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert of Benton that dismissed a class action lawsuit against the insurer.

Excerpts: Gilbert digs deep in decision to dismiss Travelers PPO suit

By Steve Korris | Aug 8, 2008

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Philip Gilbert didn't just read briefs as he pondered whether to dismiss a class action suit against Travelers Insurance.

Federal court's dismissal of insurance class action could affect Madison, St. Clair cases

By Steve Korris | Aug 8, 2008

BENTON - U.S. District Court Judge Phil Gilbert has dismissed a suit that chiropractor Kathleen Roche of Belleville proposed as a class action against Travelers Insurance, a move that casts a cloud of uncertainty over similar suits in Madison and St. Clair counties.

Lakin class actions gather speed en route to certification

By Steve Korris | Jul 18, 2008

Tom Lakin While a federal court is waiting to try Tom Lakin on sex and drug crimes, a state court is giving rosy treatment to cases brought by the law firm he founded.

Eavenson's class action v. Corvel in court

By Steve Gonzalez | Mar 22, 2005

Granite City Chiropractor Mark Eavenson, who has filed at least 23 class action cases against insurance companies in Madison County Circuit Court, will be in court March 31 for a case management conference in his suit against Corvel Corp.

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