BENTON – Senior U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert, cranky when he rejected an injury suit from a client of Bruce Cook’s firm in June, tersely denied reconsideration.
BENTON – “I am an unpleasant old man,” attorney Bruce N. Cook of Belleville said at a deposition on April 12 after calling the witness’s lawyer a “cheat,” and a day after he sparred with another deponent in the same case, calling him a “hot shot.”
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.
BELLEVILLE – A St. Louis man alleges his bank account was wrongfully garnished after a judgment was filed against his soon-to-be former wife.
BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County woman alleges she was caused to fall at an O'Fallon restaurant because of landscaping stones.
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.
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.
The Belleville firm Mathis, Marifian and Richter has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to Illinois high school seniors with law school aspirations.