Greensfelder News

GREENSFELDER: "I care for my newborn, too!" Dads demand equality in paid parental leave policies

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

Greensfelder issued the following announcement on July 27.In an age when companies are more progressive than ever and employers are focused on keeping employees happy and healthy, employee benefits such as vacation days and paid leave are on the rise.

Two St. Louis attorneys named as top younger talent

By John Breslin | Jul 11, 2018

Two attorneys in a St. Louis law firm earned honors for being among the top younger practitioners in the country.

Belleville attorney Russell Scott awarded Bar Association Medal of Merit

By John Breslin | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A Belleville-based attorney with 40 years of experience, mostly in litigation, has received the Illinois State Bar Association's Medal of Merit Award.

Attorney Amy Blaisdell honored for role in U.S. Supreme Court case

By Dee Thompson | Dec 26, 2017

ST. LOUIS – Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale law firm officer Amy L. Blaisdell has received the 2018 Missouri Lawyer’s Award “...for her role in a high-profile U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an exemption in federal law for church-affiliated pension plans,” the firm announced in a press release Dec. 19.

Corcoran Consulting alleges Florida company unlawfully uses confidential information

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 3, 2017

BENTON – Two St. Clair County businesses allege that a Florida company and several individuals are unlawfully using confidential information.

Licensor sues licensees for alleged breach of contract

By Michael Abella | Feb 7, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A licensor alleges its licensees failed to pay monthly licensing fees for a park.

Remand of Home Depot class action upheld by Seventh Circuit; Madison Co. case originated in small claims

By Record News | Jan 10, 2017

Chief Judge Diane Wood wrote that Home Depot "fears that doing so (remand) would reward gamesmanship, because lawyers would be able to use small claims litigation as springboards for counterclaim class actions that would be stuck in state court.  

Lender alleges debtor failed to pay on trampoline park loan

By Michael Abella | Jan 9, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing the developer of a trampoline park for allegedly failing to make payments.

Electrician's suit against GE, others in Ruth's court June 29

By Ann Maher | Jun 27, 2016

A case management conference is set June 29 in Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth's court involving a US Steel worker's personal injury claim against his employer and others over severe burns he suffered in 2014.

Equipment and transport provider claims breach of agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 7, 2016

EDWARDSVILLE — An equipment and transport provider is suing ConocoPhillips Company, a retail electric supplier, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to pay for completed work.

Ford's personal jurisdiction appeal in Madison County asbestos case will go to Fifth District; Supreme Court orders it so

By Ann Maher | May 26, 2016

The Fifth District Appellate Court has been ordered to hear Ford Motor Co.'s appeal on whether Madison County has personal jurisdiction over the Michigan-based auto maker in an asbestos case brought by Florida plaintiffs.

Midland Bank seeks balance plus costs on alleged unpaid promissory note

By Molly English-Bowers | Mar 8, 2016

BELLEVILLE – An Illinois bank is suing over an alleged unpaid promissory note.

Chris Pickett named as first CDO for Greensfelder

By Annie Hunt | Jan 29, 2016

ST. LOUIS — Christoper A. Pickett has been chosen as the first chief diversity officer for St. Louis-based law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale.

Greensfelder firm in St. Louis joined by attorneys Herman and Wolkiewicz

By The Madison County Record | Jan 20, 2016

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Ancient milk marketing case heard at high court; Justices poke at Highland dairy farmers' theory

By The Madison County Record | Jan 19, 2016

SPRINGFIELD – Former Highland dairy farmers Michael and Denise Richter, who let a suit against Prairie Farms languish for five years, found no visible support at the Illinois Supreme Court for their plea that they didn’t let it die. At oral argument on Jan. 14, questions from the Justices harmonized better with Prairie Farms than with Fourth District appellate judges who kept the case alive.

Milk marketing dispute to be argued at Illinois Supreme Court on Jan. 14

By Ann Maher | Jan 5, 2016

A fraud suit that originated 10 years ago in Madison County will be argued at the Illinois Supreme Court on Jan. 14. Prairie Farms Dairy (PFD) is appealing a Fourth District Appellate Court decision involving a milk marketing agreement that went in favor of plaintiffs Michael and Denise Richter of Highland in June.

Trouw Nutrition removes sexual harassment suit to federal court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 21, 2015

A nutrition company removed a former employee’s lawsuit alleging he suffered sexual harassment by fellow employees and was later terminated for reporting the alleged incidents.

IDC supports Prairie Farms in seeking to reverse revived '06 case; argument centers on plaintiffs' failure to meet deadlines

By The Madison County Record | Nov 24, 2015

SPRINGFIELD – Court orders that dismiss civil actions should count as final judgments if plaintiffs ignore deadlines to amend, the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel argues at the Illinois Supreme Court.

Belleville nursing home denies liability in wrongful death suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 23, 2015

A Belleville nursing home denies liability in a wrongful death suit alleging neglect led to a patient’s death. Wilbur Meyer Jr., executor of the estate of Dolores Ervin, filed a lawsuit on July 16 against Protestant Memorial Medical Center, doing business as Memorial Care Center, alleging negligence under the Nursing Home Care Act. According to the complaint, the decedent suffered a hip fracture on June 9, 2013.

Alton business sues Guarantee Company, Kroeschell Engineering over unpaid balance for asbestos removal project

By Robbie Hargett | Nov 4, 2015

An Alton company is suing an insurance firm and an engineering business, alleging an unpaid balance for goods and services provided.

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