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IL Supreme Court: No actual harm needed to sue businesses for scanning fingerprints, other biometric IDs

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 25, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court says an Illinois privacy law doesn’t require plaintiffs to prove they were actually harmed before suing businesses and others who scan and store their fingerprints or other so-called biometric identifiers. And the decision will give a green light to dozens of class action lawsuits already pending against businesses of all sizes in the state’s courts, with even more likely to follow.

Customer alleges injuries from trip, fall at Alton Home Depot

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 18, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton woman is suing Home Depot, alleging negligence and premises liability led to the plaintiff suffering injuries in the parking lot of the defendant's store.

Thirty lawyers apply for three associate seats on St. Clair County bench; Runoff is possible

By Ann Maher | Jan 15, 2019

Thirty local lawyers have applied for three associate judge positions that became open after the November election.

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People suing Google over facial geometry scans of photos must prove real harm, not just 'feel aggrieved': Judge

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 2, 2019

Saying the plaintiffs bringing the action must show how they were actually harmed, a Chicago federal judge has closed the window on a class action lawsuit accusing Google of violating an Illinois privacy law by automatically creating and storing face scans of people in photos uploaded to its Google Photos service.

Cargill alleges motorist caused collision with employee

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 14, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — Cargill claims a motorist was under the influence of drugs or alcohol when he caused a collision with one of the plaintiff's employees.

Suit alleges Seven Oaks Property failed to make payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing a borrower for allegedly failing to make payments on a loan.

Suit alleging false all natural labeling filed against Conagra Brands

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Attorneys David Nelson and Matthew Armstrong have filed another no-injury class action lawsuit against a food manufacturer for allegedly falsely advertising that the defendant's products were all natural.

Former laborer blames manufacturing companies for his lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 5, 2018

Several companies face a lawsuit over a former laborer's alleged exposure to asbestos.

Another trophy for attorney Stephen Tillery

By The Madison County Record | Sep 12, 2018

Big game hunters have bear rugs on the floors of their trophy rooms and stuffed animal heads mounted on the walls.

Alleged asbestos exposure prompts lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 31, 2018

A truck mechanic blames several manufacturing companies for exposing him to asbestos.

Man loses appeal from St. Clair County murder case

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 29, 2018

The Fifth District Appellate Court upheld a first-degree murder conviction against a man who challenged the verdict over his fitness to stand trial.

Benzene product manufacturers face lawsuit from Pike County laborer

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 26, 2018

A former Pike County farmer and mechanic blames seven manufacturers of benzene-related products for causing his leukemia and other health problems.

Appeal fails, father loses parental rights

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 23, 2018

A St. Clair County father lost his attempt to overturn a lower court's ruling revoking his parental rights.

GREENBURG TRAURIG LLP: 11 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 15.The 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Americarecognized 11 attorneys across seven practice areas from Greenberg Traurig, LLP’sPhiladelphia office.

Woman alleges lung cancer from secondary exposure to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 2, 2018

Several manufacturers face a lawsuit brought by a couple claiming exposure to asbestos.

Couple alleges John Crane, others failed to warn of asbestos hazards

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife allege the man's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his life and employment.

Appellate court affirms lower court’s order to continue treatment for man convicted of first-degree murder

By Sandra Lane | Jul 5, 2018

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a ruling of St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida in remanding a man convicted of murder to the custody of the Department of Human Services for continuing treatment.

NCC Business Services accused of using deceptive debt collection practices

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 18, 2018

BENTON — A woman claims she was damaged when a business used deceptive debt collection practices.

Dow Chemical Company, others allegedly failed to warn individual about the dangers of asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

An estate administrator is suing the Budd Company, Dow Chemical Company, John Crane Inc. and several other companies for alleged negligence.

Widow alleges husband exposed to asbestos in St. Clair County lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow has sued a number of companies claiming her husband was exposed to asbestos fibers.

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