News from November 2004

Shimkus joins Karmeier for pre-election fly around

By Ann Knef | Nov 1, 2004

U.S. Rep. Shimkus formerly served as Madison County treasurer. Circuit Judge Lloyd Karmeier of Nashville, seeking the vacancy on the Illinois Supreme Court from the Fifth District, will be joined by Congressman John Shimkus (R-Illinois, 19) on a pre-election day fly around.

New Lawsuits: Friday, Oct .29

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 1, 2004

David Burk v. Union Electric, Douglas Dodson

Shopper Peach amends complaint

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 1, 2004

Madison County shopper Ashley Peach, who has three pending class action suits against retailers for gift card balance fraud, filed a leave to amend her complaint against Fashion Bug on Oct. 27.

I-LAW is freed from order

By Ann Knef | Nov 1, 2004

Steve Schoeffel, pictured earlier in the month, in front of a portable billboard that was displayed throughout southern Illinois. Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch is free to move forward with its voter education campaign after Williamson County Circuit Judge Phillip Palmer lifted a temporary restraining order that attempted to squelch it.

Update: In Court Last Week Oct 25-29

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 1, 2004

Virginia Bordini Ind. and on behalf v. CGU Insurance, CCC information

Kameier ROI and Metro East targets

By Ann Knef | Nov 1, 2004

Supreme Court candidate Lloyd Karmeier Polls and reports from the field indicate that those backing Lloyd Karmeier for Illinois Supreme Court Justice may be in for a good return on investment.

IG visits Vienna in wake of ethics complaint

By The Madison County Record | Nov 1, 2004

Three officials from the state's Office of Inspector General visited Vienna Correctional Center Oct. 29, following up on an ethics violation complaint against Illinois Supreme Court candidate Gordon E. Maag.

Cash flow heavy in final days of Supreme Court race

By The Madison County Record | Nov 2, 2004

The state supreme court race that shattered a national campaign contribution record was infused with even more cash in the final days of the campaign.

Michael Moore in Madison County?

By The Madison County Record | Nov 2, 2004

We thought Hollywood Michael Moore voted in California! MCR scoop photographer Skip Schmidt snapped this look-alike, voter-to-be at the Glen Carbon Firehouse this afternoon.

Karmeier wins Illinois Supreme Court!

By Ann Knef | Nov 2, 2004

After a costly, grueling battle for the state's highest court, Washington County Circuit Judge Lloyd Karmeier is the 5th Judicial Illinois Supreme Court victor.

Gordon Maag comes up short on retention

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 3, 2004

Gordon E. Maag 5th Appellate Court Judge Gordon Maag not only lost his bid for Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday, he lost retention to the appeals bench.

New Lawsuits: Nov. 1-3

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 3, 2004

Fresh from the courthouse

Illinois man's asbestos trial Nov. 8

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 3, 2004

Illinoisan Clyde Holliday's nine-count asbestos suit against 82 defendants is scheduled for jury trial Nov. 8.

Bottom injury prompts couple to seek $100k-plus

By Steve Gonzalez | Nov 4, 2004

A Madison County woman's auto accident that left her with permanent back, neck, cervical, lumbar, buttocks and coccyx injuries has prompted a two-count lawsuit seeking more than $100,000 for resulting pain, discomfort and mental anguish.

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