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- State Court
EDWARDSVILLE - A woman suing Madison County over claims she was injured while stepping out of an elevator was negligent herself, according to an affirmative defense filed in response to the complaint.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Collinsville woman is suing an Edwardsville bar and grill, saying she suffered severe injuries as a passenger in a vehicle, alleging violation of the Illinois Dram Shop Act.
Democrats have moved forward to take control of the Metro East Sanitary District with the passage of a bill that changes how board commissioners are appointed.
- Our View
According to a recent advisory poll conducted among local attorneys by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Jennifer Hightower was the only one of 13 associate judges in the Third Judicial Circuit not recommended for reappointment in Madison County.
LEBANON, Ohio – Warren County Circuit Judge Robert Peeler ordered a former client of Randy Gori and current associate judge Barry Julian to deliver records of her workers’ compensation claims to them.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Retired judges David Herndon and Daniel Stack improperly took sides in a $71 million fee dispute involving farmers suing over Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seeds, Alabama lawyer Lewis Garrison alleged on May 9.
Tillery attorney advocates for adding personal injury claims to Consumer Fraud Act; Measure passes Senate Judiciary
SPRINGFIELD – Stephen Tillery of St. Louis, whose plan to turn cigarettes from a health issue into an economic issue fell through, may be starting over by adding personal injuries to the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act.
Email, committee minutes show 'read-only' access to Madison County financials was discussed last year
Madison County officials entered three exhibits showing Auditor Rick Faccin agreed that read-only access was appropriate for designated county administrators.
Lewis & Clark has paid $4.6 million to consulting firm that employs college president Dale Chapman's son
A Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm that has a $500,000-per-year, no-bid contract with Lewis & Clark Community College employs a son of the college’s president, Dale Chapman.