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Ameron files motion for directed verdict in Madison County asbestos trial, says Bond Strand causation is 'speculative at best'

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 21, 2018

Ameron International Corporation filed a motion for a directed verdict Thursday in an Edwardsville man’s mesothelioma trial, arguing that he failed to provide sufficient causation evidence regarding the defendant’s Bond Strand product.

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: Napoli Shkolnik PLCC Attorneys listed in 2018 Superlawyers®

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been included in the 2018 Super Lawyers® lists.

Driver sues over Maryville collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 21, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims she suffered injuries to her neck and back following a rear-end collision in Maryville.

Cahokia police pension to get audited; Examiners will take a look at calculations

By Ann Maher | Sep 21, 2018

The Department of Insurance will be conducting an audit of the Cahokia Police Pension Fund.

Worden tenant alleges rotting flooring gave way

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 21, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A tenant is suing his Worden landlord after he was allegedly injured when rotting flooring gave way.

Tenants allegedly failed to make payments on Bunker Hill property

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 21, 2018

BELLEVILLE — The trustee of the Safe Haven Trust claims two tenants owe their former landlord more than $44,000.

Motorist alleges injuries from I-270 crash

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 20, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A St. Louis County resident is suing a tractor-trailer driver for allegedly causing a crash that put him in the hospital.

Trial to be set after dispositive motions decided in Madison County bid-rigging suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 20, 2018

Fayette County judge J. Marc Kelly pushed back a hearing to set a trial date in a suit involving an alleged Madison County bid-rigging conspiracy until after motions to dismiss and for summary judgment are decided.

Class action alleges warranty companies refused to honor service plan

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 20, 2018

Two warranty companies face a class-action lawsuit over their extended service plans.

Couple divorced four times in 26 years in court again over property settlement

By John Breslin | Sep 20, 2018

A couple, divorced four times from each other, are in dispute over a property settlement.

Suit alleges driver sped through construction zone, injuring worker

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 20, 2018

A construction worker accuses a driver of speeding through a construction zone and causing his injuries.

Suit alleges R.P. Lumber driver caused collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 19, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A truck driver for R.P. Lumber is accused of causing a multi-vehicle collision in Centralia.

From Legal Newsline

Trump admin makes use of Medicare law in blunt warning to asbestos lawyers

By Daniel Fisher | Sep 19, 2018

In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.

Slip, fall suit against Edwardsville restaurant settles days before trial set to begin

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 19, 2018

A man alleging he slipped and fell at the Edwardsville 54th Street Grill & Bar has settled his case with the restaurant just before it was set to go to trial.

IL AG Office appointed special prosecutor in cases involving Madison County corruption investigation

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 19, 2018

The Illinois Attorney General's Office has been appointed special prosecutor in two cases involving a public corruption investigation and included a series of raids at the Madison County administration building beginning in January.

Patient sues rehab center following leg amputation

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 19, 2018

A former patient blames Cedar Ridge Health and Rehab Center for an infection that resulted in amputation.

Elections can be funny, but they’re not a joke

By The Madison County Record | Sep 19, 2018

“Due to the unusually large turnout expected, this year’s election will be held over a two-day period. Republicans will vote on Tuesday, Democrats on the following day.”

Illinois’ income growth second-worst in the nation

By Vincent Caruso, Illinois Policy Institute | Sep 19, 2018

Amid two record-breaking income tax hikes, growing property tax bills and population decline, the Land of Lincoln’s income growth is trailing the rest of the nation.

St. Clair County foreclosures Sept. 6-10

By Elizabeth Alt | Sep 19, 2018

There were five foreclosures in St. Clair County from Sept. 6-10.

Madison County real estate Aug. 21-27

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Sep 19, 2018

An Edwardsville home sold for $565,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Aug. 21-27.

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