EAST ST. LOUIS – Belleville city attorney Brian Flynn can’t lead a class action for Chrysler owners nationwide but can lead an Illinois class, Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Reagan ruled on July 5.
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The wife of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton has petitioned for divorce in Madison County Circuit Court citing irreconcilable differences.
Madison County GOP chair calls for more political diversity on bench; Says it will help shed ‘judicial hellhole’ reputation
Madison County GOP chairman Jeremy Plank has called for the appointment of more Republicans at the Third Judicial Circuit to more closely reflect the county’s “political landscape” and to help shed its reputation as a “judicial hellhole.”
EAST ST. LOUIS – Carmaker Chrysler and instrument maker Harman International have filed a joint motion with lawyer Brian Flynn of Belleville to scrub a May 14 trial on Flynn’s claim that hackers can seize control of his Jeep.
BELLEVILLE – Former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton has opened an office at 7110 West Main Street.
ALTON – Simmons Hanly Conroy law firm removed former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton from its roster and withdrew from a class action he brought with him from a previous job.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton has joined the firm of Simmons Hanly Conroy in Alton, according to a notice he filed at U.S. district court on Dec. 7.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Chrysler, defending a federal class action about hacking, claims plaintiff lawyer Stephen Wigginton improperly represents an expert for the class.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Without explanation, on a motion from former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton, U.S. District Judge Michael Reagan sealed a motion to certify a class action against Chrysler.
ST. LOUIS - A $72 million talcum powder verdict leveled against Johnson & Johnson last year has been vacated by a state appeals court.
A construction company argues that Ameren Illinois was negligent when it installed a gas pipeline that allegedly exploded when an employee dug too deep, resulting in his death.
A St. Jacob man was awarded more than a half million dollars by a Madison County jury last week over a slip and fall incident that occurred three years ago at a Casey's General Store in Highland.
Several construction companies claim a man who died in a gas explosion negligently dug too deep in an area where the gas line was marked.
Companies seek to dismiss contamination lawsuit for lack of jurisdiction, exceeding statute of limitations
Companies accused of contaminating a man’s property seek to dismiss the suit for exceeding the statute of limitations and lack of jurisdiction.
Former prosecutor Wigginton appointed to represent panel that will decide whether voters get tax cut question
Madison County Clerk Debra Ming-Mendoza, who serves as the panel's chairperson by statute, told the gallery that Wigginton would be arriving later. She also said that attorneys for the defendants - James Craney and Don Weber - were absent due to Weber's illness and Craney being called out of town.
Madison County jurors find for Contegra in fraud case; Plaintiff awarded $50,000 in suit over construction of Fairview Heights forensics lab
Madison County jurors found for plaintiff Contegra Construction Company LLC in a fraud case concerning the construction of the Metro East Forensics Laboratory on March 10 after an eight-day trial in Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder’s court.
Fraud case over Fairview Heights forensic lab construction at trial in Crowder's court; Defendant says he is entitled to res judicata from AIW's bankrupcty case
A fraud case concerning the construction of the Metro East Forensics Laboratory in Fairview Heights is at trial this week in Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder’s court.
U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton has announced that he will resign effective Dec. 11. His press release issued today boasted of his accomplishments but neglected to mention the most sensational convictions he obtained.
During a presentation at the HarrisMartin Midwest Asbestos Conference on Sept. 18, asbestos attorney Marcus Raichle, Jr. projected that total filings for the year would be approximately 1,118 - which would be down from the previous year in which 1,300 cases were filed.
You can bet that an asbestos plaintiff's attorney who was thinking about buying a used car would expect the dealer to inform him of any known defects in the vehicle.