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Jury trial scheduled in legal malpractice suit

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth scheduled a jury trial for next November in a legal malpractice suit alleging an East Alton law firm failed to file a lawsuit following a workplace injury.

Healthcare professionals deny liability in patient’s malpractice suit following hysterectomy

Several healthcare professionals deny liability and argue that a patient is comparatively negligent in a lawsuit alleging a bulb syringe was left in place following a hysterectomy.

Law firm says client seeks more than $1M for legal malpractice after agreeing to a divorce settlement on her own

Attorneys with the Blake Behme Law Group seek to dismiss a former client’s $1.15 million legal malpractice suit, arguing that she agreed to a divorce settlement on her own after her attorneys advised against it and withdrew their appearance.

Madison County jury reaches defense verdict for psychiatrist in suit alleging negligent care prior to patient's suicide; Plaintiff expert: defendant 'did the best he could'

A Madison County jury returned a verdict in favor of a psychiatrist and his practice in a woman’s suit alleging they provided negligent care to her husband prior to his suicide.

Hartford shipyard denies liability in repairman’s suit alleging amputated hand from milling machine

A Hartford shipyard owner claims a repairman’s negligence caused his own injuries when his right hand was caught in a milling machine.

Medical group and doctor seek to dismiss suit claiming their negligence led to advanced stage of cancer

Fairview Medical Group and one of its physicians seek to dismiss a former patient’s lawsuit alleging insufficient care led to an advanced stage of vocal cord cancer.

Divorce attorney argues he fulfilled duties in response to legal malpractice lawsuit


Putative class action alleging steel mill emissions drove Granite City residents from home removed


Belleville doctor wants med-mal case alleging perforated bladder dismissed

SchoemakerA doctor accused of perforating a woman’s bladder during a hysterectomy is seeking the dismissal of a medical malpractice lawsuit against him and a local hospital, saying a reviewing healthcare professional’s report was not attached to the complaint on time.Plaintiff Tammy L. Sparks claims defendant Dr. John Hucker performed an outpatient hysterectomy and oophorectomy on Oct. 11, 2012 at

Four lawsuits alleging bladder cancer caused by Actos transferred to Cook County


$40K settlement reached in lawsuit accusing bus driver of duct-taping student

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Parents want defenses of bus driver accused of duct-taping student stricken

St. ClairThe parents of a minor student filed a motion to strike the defendant’s affirmative defenses in a lawsuit alleging a bus driver duct taped the boy’s arms together during his ride to school.According to the complaint filed on April 23, Robert Wainner and Kristina Miller, parents of the boy identified as A.W., claim their son was riding on the school bus operated by Durham School Services on

Graham, Karen vs. Perrigo Inc.


Graham, Karen vs. Topco Associates


Misukonis, Frances vs Atlantic Richfield Co.


May, Martha Ann vs. Smithkline Beecham Clinical Labs