Five Heyl Royster attorneys authored or co-authored chapters in the recently published 2018 edition of the IICLE (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education) Medical Malpractice handbook.
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Jennifer Maloney has been elected to serve as First Vice President of the St. Clair County Bar Association for 2018-2019.
The highly anticipated Ford Motor Company jurisdiction appeal was released as an unpublished Rule 23 decision after the appellate court remained under advisement for roughly a year and a half; but an asbestos defense attorney said the ruling still provides assistance for defendants raising jurisdiction objections in Madison County
On June 29, Jana Brady and Jordan Emmert participated in a press conference as members of the P. Michael Mahoney Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division, wherein the FBA presented Northern Illinois University College of Law (NIU) with a check in the amount of $10,000 to help fund a civil rights course for law students that will give them the opportunity to litigate Section 1983 cases.
At the June 8 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC) held at the East Bank Club in Chicago, the IDC recognized all of its Board Members, Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs.
Herndon grants plaintiffs’ move to put Hale discovery in public domain; State Farm calls it a media ploy to manufacture stories
EAST ST. LOUIS – Discovery documents in a $10 billion suit against State Farm belong in the public record, U.S. District Judge David Herndon ruled on June 11.
The Midwest defense firm Heyl Royster announced that they will be opening a new location in St. Louis.
Several defendants accused of participating in an alleged bid-rigging conspiracy with former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon seek summary judgment from the plaintiffs’ third amended complaint.
The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC) spring symposium is scheduled April 13 at Gleacher Center in Chicago and will focus on cybersecurity, bringing together the top executives in the field to speak on the most pressing issues facing computer safety.
‘Unnatural’ class actions in St. Clair County total 21; One shopper tricked by non-dairy creamer label
BELLEVILLE – Local lawyer David Nelson has sued 21 food and soap makers in St. Clair County circuit court in three years for labeling products as natural.
Prairietown Volunteer Fireman’s Association denies liability in suit alleging boy fell on playground
The Prairietown Volunteer Fireman’s Association argues that a minor child’s guardians failed to properly supervise him in a suit alleging a boy fell from playground equipment during a wedding reception.
EDWARDSVILLE – Four Heyl Royster attorneys for the Midwest law firm’s Edwardsville office have been named as Illinois Super Lawyers for the year of 2018.
EDWARDSVILLE – Heyl Royster announced a new attorney and a new partner in its Edwardsville office, according to two recent and separate announcements issued by the firm.
Defendants sued in a Madison County bid rigging suit filed motions to exclude controlled expert testimony, arguing that one expert is “woefully inadequate” and another intends to opine on damages which aren’t part of the class certification.
Madison County seeks to quash a subpoena requesting a deposition in a bid rigging suit, arguing that the subpoena is intended for “annoyance and expense” in a suit that the county is still unsure whether it will be formally added as a defendant.
Foley denies taking part in Madison County bid rigging conspiracy; Amended complaint rejoins county defendnats, seeks to expand class
In response to the recently amended Madison County bid rigging class action, auctioneer James Foley says he was not an alleged conspirator nor was he the auctioneer at tax sales where delinquent taxes were systematically sold at the highest penalty rate.
It’s been nearly a year since Fifth District Appellate Court justices heard oral arguments in the Jeffs v Ford asbestos jurisdictional appeal out of Madison County Circuit and a decision still hasn’t been reached.
Fayette County Associate Judge J. Marc Kelly granted a class of property owners’ request to amend their complaint to add Madison County as a defendant in a suit alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid rigging scheme with former Treasurer Fred Bathon.
EDWARDSVILLE – Former Madison County treasurer Fred Bathon, who pleaded guilty of leading a conspiracy to rig bids, swore in May that he knew nothing about it because those who should have told him didn’t tell him.
State Farm seeks to dismiss a woman’s suit alleging she was wrongfully accused of vandalizing a rental home in an effort to pay for dangerous code violations the landlords allegedly refused to repair.