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Cook wants Gilbert to reverse Daly in insult-laden brief; Seeks more discovery in car crusher’s injury suit

BENTON – Bruce N. Cook of Belleville claims an adversary fooled a judge and lawyers including his own, but he insists the adversary didn’t fool him.

Man sues PNC Bank alleging wrongful garnishment

BELLEVILLE – A St. Louis man alleges his bank account was wrongfully garnished after a judgment was filed against his soon-to-be former wife.

Woman allegedly fell at O'Fallon Texas Roadhouse

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County woman alleges she was caused to fall at an O'Fallon restaurant because of landscaping stones.

Product liability case sets stage for angry exchange between Cook and opposing counsel

BENTON – Belleville law firm leader Bruce N. Cook called opposing counsel a “cheating self important prig” by electronic mail, and later told him almost everything he does or says is deceitful.

Federal court judge sends injury case to Kentucky federal court

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel both granted and denied in part a motion to dismiss defendant Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) motion in an Aug. 7 ruling claiming lack of personal jurisdiction.

Mathis, Marifian and Richter awards three scholarships to aspiring lawyers

The Belleville firm Mathis, Marifian and Richter has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to Illinois high school seniors with law school aspirations.