BELLEVILLE – Not guilty but not free, David Fields spent the night of Dec. 10 in St. Clair County jail after 12 jurors found he didn’t murder Carl Silas.
The brother of a detainee who hung himself at the St. Clair County jail in May 2014 has been awarded $301,000 in damages in a wrongful death trial against Sheriff Rick Watson and the county that played out in federal court in Benton.
EDWARDSVILLE — A safety and quality manager is suing his former employer for allegedly terminating him for reporting sexual harassment.
EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing a borrower for allegedly failing to make payments on a loan.
State lawsuit over Sterigenics emissions cites state permit as evidence of 'hazard'; Undercuts permit process?
The Illinois Attorney General's Office and DuPage County State's Attorney have partnered to sue Sterigenics over its alleged emissions of ethylene oxide. However, the state lawsuit has come despite no contention from anyone that Sterigenics violated the terms of its permit, issued by the state. Some worry about the message such a 'bizarre' course of action by the state may send to its businesses, many of whom have similar permits of their own.
A patient has voluntarily dismissed several dentists and dental practices in a suit alleging she suffered a colon infection after being prescribed various antibiotics in an effort to treat infections.
BELLEVILLE — Attorneys David Nelson and Matthew Armstrong have filed another no-injury class action lawsuit against a food manufacturer for allegedly falsely advertising that the defendant's products were all natural.
BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision in East St. Louis.
Mayer Brown announced that Benchmark Litigation 2019 awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in the national Appellate category and also ranked the firm in the national Antitrust category.
Husch Blackwell announced that 25 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2019.
A motorist seeks an assessment of costs after a Madison County jury awarded him just $1,000 and Circuit Judge David Dugan denied his request for a new trial in a suit involving a 2011 Michigan crash.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) said in a statement filed Dec. 3 that Gordy Hulten has been hired as IMA’s vice president of external affairs, which is a new position within the association.
Attorneys residing in the Third Judicial Circuit have until Jan. 7 to file an application to become the circuit’s new associate judge.
The Founders recognized owning firearms as a ‘God given or natural right.‘
The problems plaguing courtrooms throughout Illinois are well-documented. Our courts have seen ridiculous cases over having too many peanuts in a bag of mixed nuts or allegations of being “injured” by paying higher prices for products than their self-claimed worth.