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THOMPSON COBURN: Thompson Coburn further expands Energy practice with addition of Erica Rancilio

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Thompson Coburn is proud to announce that Erica Rancilio recently joined the Energy practice as a partner in our Washington, D.C., office.

Passenger alleges injuries from St. Clair County crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 18, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Missouri motor vehicle passenger is suing an Illinois driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Vehicle owners accuse auto repair service of fraud

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 18, 2019

BELLEVILLE — Two motor vehicle owners are suing an East St. Louis auto repair service, alleging misrepresentations and concealment.

Customer sues over slip, fall at O'Fallon Wal-Mart

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 18, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An O'Fallon customer is suing Walmart, alleging premises liability and negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries in a fall.

Lawyers oppose motion to disclose wife of former federal judge will share $80 million fee

By Record News | Feb 18, 2019

EAST ST. LOUIS – Lawyers who settled a class action against State Farm for $250 million oppose a motion to disclose the fee for Trish Murphy, wife and law partner of former federal judge Patrick Murphy.

Motorist sues bus driver following Swansea collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 18, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County motorist is suing a mass transit operator and bus driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Trump’s tweets highlight contradictory climate claims, shoddy science

By H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute | Feb 18, 2019

When confronted with inconvenient facts or evidence that calls into question one or more aspects of the theory of human caused climate change, or by arguments that the way climate science is being practiced violates the scientific method, climate alarmists revert to ad hominem attacks—calling the researchers’ raising such questions childish names or questioning their motives rather than addressing the substance of their arguments.

Motorist, passenger allege injuries from North Jefferson crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 18, 2019

ST. LOUIS — A driver and passenger are suing another motorist, alleging her negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiffs.

Suit alleges baby died as a result of negligent care

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing Grace Women's Healthcare for allegedly negligently treating her child, resulting in his death.

Wood River motorist alleges injuries from rear-end crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Wood River motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Widow alleges use of asbestos products caused husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Texas widow is suing 3M Company and nearly 20 other manufacturers and users of asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

Woman sues over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple is suing Ameron International and dozens of other users of asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

Fifth District affirms circuit court's ruling in estate dispute

By Chandra Lye | Feb 14, 2019

MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a circuit court decision in a complaint involving the division of an estate.

Beneficiary sues trustee alleging breach of fiduciary duty

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A beneficiary is suing the trustee of an estate after more than $75,000 went unaccounted for.

Ruth takes summary judgment under advisement in FOID card class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 14, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth took summary judgment under advisement in a class action alleging an additional $1 filing fee for FOID cards in Illinois is unlawful.

Granite City accused of denying employee due process

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A former Granite City employee alleges the defendant failed to keep a job offer open until it expired by its own term.

Former employee accuses FedEx, supervisor of retaliation

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 14, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Caseyville man is suing Fedex and his former supervisor for allegedly terminating his employment in retaliation for reporting harassment.

20 facts Pritzker doesn’t want ordinary Illinoisans to know

By Ted Dabrowski, Wirepoints | Feb 14, 2019

There’s no arguing that Illinois is a wreck. But read Gov. J.B. Pritzker's recent pre-budget report and you'll get the impression former Gov. Bruce Rauner alone caused that wreck.

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Proponents of venue reform say out-of-state claimants have 'gamed' St. Louis city courts

By Record News | Feb 14, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.

St. Clair County real estate Jan. 1-4

By Elizabeth Alt | Feb 14, 2019

Several Freeburg homes sold for more than $350,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Jan. 1-4.

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