MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s order granting default judgment in favor of a nursing care facility that sued a resident for allegedly reneging on his contractual obligations to pay for services.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 11 in the suits below:
Though easily dismissed as a partisan fishing expedition, the clamor for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns has a certain logic. After all, it could be useful to know the financial interests of our chief executive – and of every federal, state, and local official as well.
The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on April 11. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith scheduled a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient died after her adrenal gland infarction went undiagnosed.
Fifth District reverses Baricevic, finding prisoner’s petition improperly denied due to trivial error
MOUNT VERNON – Former 20th Circuit chief judge John Baricevic improperly denied a prisoner’s petition due to a trivial error, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on April 1.
Yandle denies DOJ's motion to dismiss opioid 'false claim' suit alleging drug makers, CVS participated in kickback scheme
District Judge Staci Yandle denied the United States’ motion to dismiss an opioid suit for wasting the government’s time, which alleges drug makers and retailer CVS participated in a kickback scheme by providing free nursing and reimbursement support services.
A roundtable to honor the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court will be held May 17 in Collinsville, presented by the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA).
Union County Circuit Judge Mark M. Boie, a Republican, has been assigned a seat on the Fifth District Appellate Court to fill the vacancy created by the election of Justice David Overstreet last November.
St. Clair County jurors awarded a motorist $7,500 following a Cahokia collision.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation against Chad E. Nalley on April 15:
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County’s board adopted a budget that would have harmed probation officers and court workers in four other counties, according to a suit their union filed in chancery court.
BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing an O'Fallon hospital and medical team, alleging she suffered permanent injuries after she was treated negligently.
Missouri woman's insurance claim won't be decided in St. Clair Co.; State Farm had argued forum shopping
BELLEVILLE – Heather Brinkley of DeSoto, Mo., who sued State Farm in St. Clair County circuit court over coverage of her home, chose not to resist a challenge to the court’s jurisdiction.
BELLEVILLE – Chatham and Baricevic law firm didn’t want a jury to resolve its dispute with accountant Mark Diak, but Associate Judge Julie Katz has given herself an option to hold a jury trial.
BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing State Farm, alleging that she was not provided the insurance coverage that she had paid for following a vehicle crash.
Making good on his promise to put Springfield back on the side of working families, Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act (SB 1474), protecting the right of employers, employees, and their labor organizations to collectively bargain and ensuring that the State of Illinois complies with the National Labor Relations Act.