Several product manufacturers face a lawsuit over alleged asbestos exposure.
Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."
SPRINGFIELD – Three public employee unions facing a new restriction on their political action gave State Rep. Jay Hoffman of Belleville $202,900 in the last two and a half years under the old rules.
The Federal Circuit ruled on Friday July 20, 2018 that tribal sovereign immunity cannot bar inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) because they are federal agency enforcement proceedings to which tribal sovereign immunity is generally inapplicable.
St. Clair County laborer claims several manufacturing companies negligently exposed him to cancer-causing asbestos.
Appellate court affirms lower court’s order to continue treatment for man convicted of first-degree murder
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.
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband died after being bitten by spiders at their rental property and that their landlords failed to exterminate the property.
A couple is suing Metropolitan Life Insurance and a number of asbestos-related companies, alleging their negligence led to the wife's lung cancer.
Appeals judges: Chicago not right court for John Crane's asbestos fraud RICO claims vs Simon Greenstone, Shein Law
A federal appeals panel in Chicago has agreed industrial seals and couplings maker John Crane Inc. should be afforded the chance to air its claims two law firms allegedly engaged in racketeering and fraud in the way they pressed asbestos-related personal injury claims against the company in the past. However, the judges also agreed with lower court judges that Chicago federal court is not the right place for John Crane can pursue its claims.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County resident claims her father was exposed to products containing benzene.
EDWARDSVILLE — A patient is Anderson Hospital alleging he developed an infection and suffered an amputation after employees failed to use latex gloves while examining a foot wound.
Trial lawyer panel: Plaintiffs' lawyers adapting strategies to fit post-BristolMyersSquibb legal landscape
While the U.S. Supreme Court's Bristol Myers Squibb ruling has resulted in some big wins for businesses targeted by the plaintiffs' bar, new strategies and theories deployed by plaintiffs' lawyers may be blunting the further impact of that decision, despite high hopes from some it would largely thwart the ability of out-of-state plaintiffs to sue out-of-state defendants in a favorable court forum.
BELLEVILLE — A couple claims the husband incurred medical expenses after being diagnosed with cancer.
EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing Alton Memorial Hospital and health care providers for allegedly failing to diagnose an adrenal gland infarction, causing a patient's death.
The wife of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton has petitioned for divorce in Madison County Circuit Court citing irreconcilable differences.
Madison County GOP chair calls for more political diversity on bench; Says it will help shed ‘judicial hellhole’ reputation
Madison County GOP chairman Jeremy Plank has called for the appointment of more Republicans at the Third Judicial Circuit to more closely reflect the county’s “political landscape” and to help shed its reputation as a “judicial hellhole.”
BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing a number of companies, claiming they failed to warn her husband about the risks of working with asbestos.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Bethalto resident is suing operators of the Altitude Trampoline Park, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.