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Motorist alleges injuries from collision with tractor-trailer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 21, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist claims a tired tractor-trailer driver caused a collision at West Hanover and 11 One Stop Drive.

Fifth District rejects murderer's plea for post-conviction relief

By John Breslin | Jan 21, 2019

MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- A convicted murderer has failed in his appeal for post conviction relief and a reduction of his 20-year sentence.

Campbell Soup ingredient class action to stay in federal court; Rosenstengel denies remand

By Carrie Salls | Jan 21, 2019

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel denied remand to plaintiffs in a "not natural" class action against Campbell Soup Co.

Plainfield attorney ordered to pay nearly $40,000 for 'inexcusable' discovery delays

By John Breslin | Jan 18, 2019

BENTON -- A Plainfield attorney has been ordered to pay nearly $40,000 over his "inexcusable" failure to promptly act on demands for discovery.

Customer alleges injuries from trip, fall at Alton Home Depot

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 18, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton woman is suing Home Depot, alleging negligence and premises liability led to the plaintiff suffering injuries in the parking lot of the defendant's store.

Cyclist alleges motorist hit him on Glen Carbon Road

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 18, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Glen Carbon cyclist is suing a Ford Mustang driver and owner, alleging negligence and negligent entrustment.

Former employee accuses Jack in the Box of retaliatory discharge

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 18, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing Jack in The Box, alleging she was wrongfully terminated from her employment for threatening to report violations.

Kujawski & Associates adds new attorney to O'Fallon practice

By The Madison County Record | Jan 18, 2019

Attorney Zach Pashea has joined the law firm of Kujawski & Associates, LLC in O’Fallon.

Alton bank alleges borrowers owe $58,000

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 18, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton bank is suing Granite City borrowers, alleging they owe more than $58,000 for breach of a promissory note.

Chief public defender blew smoke and ashes in cop’s face during DUI arrest, Caseyville report shows

By Record News | Jan 18, 2019

CASEYVILLE – St. Clair County chief public defender Richard Roustio blew smoke and ashes at an officer checking his condition, according to a report of his arrest on a charge of driving under the influence.

St. Clair County tax buyer files defamation suit against Prenzler, others over bid-rigging lawsuit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 17, 2019

A St. Clair County tax buyer accused of participating in a bid-rigging scheme is suing Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and several others for allegedly fabricating the claims as a political stunt.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Richard Brophy to Lead Intellectual Property Litigation Practice

By Press release submission | Jan 17, 2019

Armstrong Teasdale Partner Richard Brophy has been named leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice area.

New Year's Eve DUI arrest report indicates Wigginton's estranged wife placed call to Edwardsville police

By Ann Maher | Jan 17, 2019

A DUI arrest report of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton indicates that his estranged wife Kathleen contacted Edwardsville police to report he was "highly intoxicated" after striking her friend's vehicle in a Sonic restaurant parking lot at around 10 p.m. on Dec. 31.

Hearing on settlement approval set in dispute over St. Clair Township sewer fees

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 17, 2019

A hearing on settlement approval has been set for next month in a class action alleging the Village of Swansea charges St. Clair Township residents higher sewer fees than Swansea residents.

Getting greyer, going nowhere?

By The Madison County Record | Jan 17, 2019

U.S. District Judge David Herndon managed the Just for Men mass action with mediation for more than two years without a settlement being reached on roughly 500 claims, a pointless exercise.

Fifth District concludes doctor's testimony should be barred in elevator injury suit

By John Sammon | Jan 16, 2019

MT. VERNON – The Appellate Court for the Fifth District of Illinois denied testimony of an examining doctor in the case of a woman hurt on an elevator because her injury medical report was not delivered in a timely manner.

The Unsell Law Firm welcomes new attorney

By The Madison County Record | Jan 16, 2019

Attorney Dayna L. Switzer is joining The Unsell Law Firm PC in East Alton.

Pritzker gives $100 million in pay raises to some of the nation’s highest paid state workers

By Adam Schuster, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 16, 2019

On his first full day in office, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced he will grant costly automatic pay raises to Illinois’ state workers despite a current budget deficit of more than $1 billion.

HeplerBroom elects five new partners at Edwardsville, Chicago and St. Louis offices

By The Madison County Record | Jan 16, 2019

Midwest litigation firm HeplerBroom has announced that Kevin Birkenmeier, Pamela Gamble, Charles Insler, Katie Jacobi, and Christian Willenborg, M.D., have been elected partners of the firm.

St. Clair County foreclosures Dec. 31-Jan. 8

By Elizabeth Alt | Jan 16, 2019

There were 14 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Dec. 32 to Jan. 8.

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