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Gleeson forms exploratory committee on voluntary drug testing for judges

Ann Maher Sep. 22, 2017, 11:25am

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson has formed an exploratory committee to "advance the implementation" of a voluntary judge drug testing program in the circuit.

Simmons, HeplerBroom attorneys discuss Madison County asbestos litigation environment at HarrisMartin conference

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 21, 2017, 12:36pm

Asbestos attorneys with the Simmons Firm and HeplerBroom discussed what they called “myths” and “facts” of the history of the Madison County asbestos docket.

Certain-Teed Corp., others named in asbestos suit

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 21, 2017, 7:06am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges he learned in June he had developed lung cancer and claims that it was caused by exposure to asbestos.

District court denies motions in K-cup suit, chastises parties for qualify of briefing, arguments

Olivia Olsen Sep. 21, 2017, 7:03am

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has denied several motions presented by both the plaintiff and defendants in a class action suit regarding the freshness of a brand of K-cup coffee.

Goldenhersh will not seek another term at Fifth District in '18

Ann Maher Sep. 20, 2017, 4:01pm

Fifth District Appellate Court Justice Richard Goldenhersh will not seek another 10-year term when his current one expires at the end of next year.

Illinois Judges Association seeks to help teens stay away from alcohol and drugs with video

Dee Thompson Sep. 20, 2017, 2:05pm

BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew J. Gleeson believes it’s vital to reach teenagers before they end up in his courtroom, and that’s why he is encouraging his fellow judges to promote a new video put out by the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) called “7 Reasons to Leave the Party.”

Estate alleges negligence caused construction worker's death in Carmi

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 12:01pm

BELLEVILLE – The estate of a man electrocuted while working on a construction project is seeking more than $50,000 in damages.

Plaintiffs granted leave to re-join Madison County in bid rigging suit; January trial vacated

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 20, 2017, 11:26am

Fayette County Associate Judge J. Marc Kelly granted a class of property owners’ request to amend their complaint to add Madison County as a defendant in a suit alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid rigging scheme with former Treasurer Fred Bathon.

Mother, minor child file suit after child was struck walking to school on Edwardsville Road

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:56am

EDWARDSVILLE – A mother and her minor child are seeking damages after the child was struck by an allegedly distracted driver while walking to school in Wood River.

Man accuses driver of negligence after collision with Alton union hall

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:55am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Cottage Hills man has filed a suit against a driver who struck the Steel Worker's Union Hall building in Alton almost two years ago.

Property owners allege VIP Design Renovations failed to properly perform work

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:54am

EDWARDSVILLE – Two Alton companies allege that renovations were not done to their property in accordance with building codes.

Driver seeks damages, uninsured motorist coverage after East St. Louis collision

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 9:53am

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges he was injured in a collision in East St. Louis when another driver violated a stop sign.

Man files suit over wrongful death allegations against physician, Southwestern Illinois Health

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:51am

EDWARDSVILLE – A widower alleges that a medical facility failed to recognize a septic condition in his late wife.

Woman alleges privacy was invaded at Dutch Hollow Medical Day Spa

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:50am

EDWARDSVILLE – An Alton woman alleges that she was videoed while receiving a facial at a Godfrey spa.

Driver seeks more than $50,000 after Galesburg collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 20, 2017, 9:48am

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges he was injured after the trailer he was pulling and his vehicle was struck by another driver in Galesburg.

Father, minor child allege injuries after Granite City auto accident

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 9:47am

EDWARDSVILLE – A Granite City father and his minor son are seeking damages after a collision in the city.

River Bend Developers LLC alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for unpaid rent

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 20, 2017, 9:46am

EDWARDSVILLE – The owner of an Edwardsville property claims that its previous tenants owe unpaid rent and vacated the property before the lease expired.

Court denies Advanced Physical Therapy's motion to dismiss case

Sara McCleary Sep. 20, 2017, 9:45am

BENTON – U.S. District Senior Judge Phil Gilbert has denied a defense motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against it by Apex Physical Therapy.

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

The Madison County Record Sep. 20, 2017, 7:40am

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.

Madison County foreclosures Aug. 30 – Sep. 18

Princess Jade Barrenechea Sep. 20, 2017, 7:36am

There were 37 foreclosures in Madison County from Aug. 30 - Sep. 8