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Motorist, passenger allege injuries from Alton collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 25, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Dish Network employee is accused of causing an Alton collision.

Macoupin County woman sues Swift Transportation over collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 31, 2018

A transportation company faces a lawsuit after an employee crashed into a Macoupin County resident's vehicle.

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Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch says Arizona second-hand asbestos exposure ruling could have impacts elsewhere

By Kyla Asbury | May 31, 2018

A recent ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court that found that companies should not be held liable for damages related to second-hand asbestos exposure is “common sense” and could affect similar cases in other states, according to Travis Akin, the executive director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch.

Woman claims she was knocked to ground by dog in Glen Carbon PetSmart

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 27, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman claims she was injured when a dog knocked her to the ground inside the Glen Carbon PetSmart.

Mail carrier allegedly fell into manhole in East St. Louis

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 17, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A U.S. Postal Service employee is suing the City of East St. Louis, citing alleged breach of duty for failing to maintain a manhole cover on a sidewalk, which caused him to fall into it.

Simmons is big Koster contributor; Firm led class against Bridgeton landfill owner alongside AG

By Record News | Aug 16, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – John Simmons of Alton, who made more than $1 million suing a business that Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster sued at the same time, has contributed $275,000 to Koster’s campaign for governor.

Justice O'Connor argues for merit-selection; opponent calls elections democracy in action

By Amelia Flood | May 29, 2009

O'Connor Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor remembers when she ran for her first judgeship in her home state of Arizona. That experience – and her respect for the Founding Fathers – has made her a staunch advocate for reforming how states pick the men and women who sit as judges.

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