EAST ST. LOUIS – Attorney Robert Clifford of Chicago plans to call Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier as a hostile witness in a civil racketeering trial against State Farm in September.
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Plaintiffs in Hale v State Farm claim Karmeier-provided timeline will prove case; Trial set to start May 7
EAST ST. LOUIS – Plaintiffs who claim State Farm tainted the Illinois Supreme Court through Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier say that a timeline he gave to a news reporter in 2015 revealed corruption.
McCaskill donors include Who’s Who list of plaintiff attorneys; Simmons’ attorneys account for $200K
WASHINGTON – Attorney John Simmons of Alton and 35 other Simmons Hanly Conroy lawyers each gave Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill $5,400 last year, Federal Election Commission records show.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Lawyers preparing for a $9 billion racketeering trial against State Farm, under orders to admit or deny statements, pinned almost all their admissions on one lawyer and a class of plaintiffs who lost a case in 2005.