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Not guilty for David Fields doesn’t mean he’s free; Jailer says no to release after judge says yes

By Record News | Dec 11, 2018

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.

Motorist sues over rear-end collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision in Swansea.

Jurors award $301,000 to brother of detainee who hung himself at St. Clair County Jail

By Ann Maher | Dec 11, 2018

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.

Man alleges wrongful termination after reporting harassment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A safety and quality manager is suing his former employer for allegedly terminating him for reporting sexual harassment.

Suit alleges Seven Oaks Property failed to make payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing a borrower for allegedly failing to make payments on a loan.

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State lawsuit over Sterigenics emissions cites state permit as evidence of 'hazard'; Undercuts permit process?

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 11, 2018

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.

Patient voluntarily dismisses suit alleging colon infection from overprescribed antibiotics

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 11, 2018

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.

Suit alleging false all natural labeling filed against Conagra Brands

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

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.

Motorist alleges injuries from East St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision in East St. Louis.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown partners and practices ranked in Benchmark Litigation 2019

By Press release submission | Dec 10, 2018

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 LLP: Husch Blackwell Elects 25 to Partnership

By Press release submission | Dec 10, 2018

Husch Blackwell announced that 25 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2019.

Fields found not guilty by St. Clair County jury

By Record News | Dec 10, 2018

St. Clair County jurors found David Fields not guilty of the Dec. 30, 2016 murder of Carl Silas of Belleville.

Motorist seeks court fees following $1,000 jury verdict

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 10, 2018

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.

Gordy Hulten named vice president of external affairs at Illinois Manufacturers' Association

By Carrie Salls | Dec 10, 2018

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.

Applications for associate judge in Third Circuit due Jan. 7

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Dec 10, 2018

Attorneys residing in the Third Judicial Circuit have until Jan. 7 to file an application to become the circuit’s new associate judge.

Lawsuit abuse still a problem in Illinois

By John Pastuovic, Illinois Civil Justice League | Dec 10, 2018

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.

Taxi cab driver accused of causing collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing a cab driver for allegedly causing a collision at the intersection of W. Pontoon Road and W. Missouri Avenue.

Motorist alleges injuries from rear-end collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.

Suit alleges borrower failed to make payments

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A lender is suing a borrower for allegedly failing to make payments.

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