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Madison County foreclosures May 14-18

There were seven foreclosures in Madison County from May 14-18

US admits anesthetist at Marion VA breached duty of care; Patient ‘prayed for death’ during surgery without anesthesia

The United States of America agrees that an anesthetist with the VA Medical Center in Marion breached the standard of care when a patient did not receive anesthesia during surgery.

State Board of Elections must hear Mautino allegations of misspending

The Fourth District Appellate Court on Tuesday ruled that the Illinois State Board of Elections must revisit allegations that embattled Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign committee made more than $200,000 in illegal payments while he served as a state representative, according to a press release from the Liberty Justice Center.

Madison County real estate May 3-8

A Glen Carbon home sold for $400,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions from May 3-8.

St. Clair County real estate May 1-4

A Cahokia property sold for more than $1.4 million as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for May 1-4.

Madison County civil docket May 28-June 1

Madison County circuit judges Crowder and Ruth have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of May 28-June 1.

Domino’s franchise seeks to supplement motion to compel arbitration

A Domino’s Pizza franchise seeks to supplement its motion to compel arbitration in a suit seeking compensation for vehicle expenses by delivery drivers.

Madison County, recorder of deeds seek to compel discovery in retaliation suit

A former Madison County employee claims she already provided requested documents and answered interrogatories in her response to a motion to compel discovery in her discrimination suit.

Woman sues following Pontoon Beach crash

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims another driver failed to yield the right of way, causing a Pontoon Beach collision.

Trial for Matthew Foley accused of attacking Prenzler continued again

The trial for a man accused of attacking Madison County board chairman Kurt Prenzler has been continued to June 18 at 9 a.m.

Dissolve company sued for allegedly failing to make payments

EDWARDSVILLE — A Chinese company is suing dissolve corporation and its owner for allegedly failing to pay for storage equipment.

FOIA requester wants state AG to subpoena documents from Madison County SA involving sexual harassment allegations

A former employee of the Madison County State's Attorney's office wants the state attorney general to subpoena internal documents the office refuses to turn over involving sexual harassment allegations against former chief investigator Kevin Hendricks, whose position was eliminated March 1.

Who does Illinois’ Civic Federation really champion?

Glance at the list of the Civic Federation’s Trustees and you’ll see a collection of Illinois corporate titans. Many of the 16 men and one woman are CEOs, heads of private equity, chairs of boards, investors or hugely successful entrepreneurs.

Class seeks to unseal documents in $10 billion Hale v. State Farm action

EAST ST. LOUIS – Class action lawyers preparing for a $10 billion trial against State Farm want jurors to see 106 documents that the insurer has classified as confidential.

Motorist allegedly made improper turn in Fairview Heights crash

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a Fairview Heights collision after making an improper turn.

Motorist sues over Lebanon Avenue collision

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision on Lebanon Avenue.

Patient seeks new trial following defense verdict in medical malpractice suit against Alton pediatrician

A boy who sued an Alton pediatrician alleging his germ cell tumor progressed due to delayed diagnosis seeks a new trial after a Madison County jury returned a defense verdict in February.

State central committeeman Winchester sues state GOP; case removed to federal court

BENTON – Bob Winchester, central committeeman of the Illinois Republican Party since 1992, claims in U.S. district court that the party rigged an election against him.

Get your act together, Springfield

As the scheduled end of the spring legislative session nears, Illinois government is without its most important tool to manage the taxpayers’ money and provide the services needed for our most vulnerable citizens: the budget.

Motorist alleges insurer denied underinsured motorist claim

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing Allstate Insurance Company for allegedly refusing to pay her underinsured motorist claim.