Thirty local lawyers have applied for three associate judge positions that became open after the November election.
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WASHINGTON – Lawyers contributed most of the money that St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly raised to start his campaign for Congress.
Mudge grants motion to transfer injury suit against Norfolk Southern to Macoupin where accident occurred
Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge has granted a defense motion to move an injury suit against Norfolk Southern Railway Co. to Macoupin County where a fatal railroad crossing accident occurred nearly three years ago.
St. Clair County voters approved circuit judge Robert LeChien in November, but litigants continue seeking to replace him.
Norfolk Southern argues driver in fatal collision was under influence; Defendants also seek to transfer out of Madison Co.
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. is seeking to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit brought by a couple whose son was killed at a railroad crossing in February 2014 in Macoupin County.
A Jefferson County nursing home seeks to transfer a lawsuit alleging a patient died after falling several times.
A Collinsville rehab center denied liability and claims a disabled child’s own negligence was the sole cause of any injuries she allegedly suffered while attending a long-term care facility.
A tree cutter who originally sued a homeowner after he fell out of the tree while sawing off limbs has admitted that the defendant is not liable for his alleged injuries and that he climbed the tree of his own accord. Plaintiff Cody LaFarge’s May 29 admission states that he is not holding defendant Kelly Thurman responsible for him falling out of the tree on the defendant’s property. “At no time did Kelly direct me to climb into the tree."
A railroad corporation accuses a father of making vague allegations in a lawsuit following a traumatic freight train accident that claimed the lives of his wife and three children near the Vandalia Halloween parade in 2013.
A Godfrey rehab facility accused of lying to keep an employee from working for a competing company has denied the allegations against it.