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What's the Matter with Madison County?

Madison County, Illinois has more class action lawsuit filings than any other county in America, having set a national record in 2003 with 106 class action filings. That's up from 77 class action filings in 2002, compared to only two filings in 1998. It is important to note that these cases have very little, if any, connection to Madison County.

Rosa White vs. America Online, Dulles, Va.

Southard v. Saint Anthony's Health Systems, Alton

Filed: September 2, 2004

Elaine Bolam v. My Poor Wife/ Bassett Furniture Direct, O'Fallon

Filed : September 2, 2004

Bolam, Elaine vs. My Poor Wife Inc.


Southard, Marty vs. Saint Anthony's Health System


Corporate tactics aim to curb justice

Well, the Madison County Courthouse finally has drawn enough attention that it deserves it's own newspaper: The Madison County Record.

September 6 - 10

Abbott Laboratories

Kardis Takes Center Stage in Asbestos

Circuit Judge Phillip Kardis makes his debut as boss of the asbestos docket on Thursday. Longtime Granite City judge no stranger to controversy, spotlight.

Tuesday, September 7


New Lawsuits, August 30 - September 3, 2004

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Wednesday, September 8

9:00 am

ISBA's High Horse

Agree? Disagree? Email us your comments to The ISBA should take off its rose-colored glasses, for voters sake.

Thursday, September 9

8:30 am

Friday, September 10

9:00 am

Senate candidates embody tort debate

Haine the trial lawyer vs. Sherrill the businessman.

Justice is blind?

Status Call: September 9, 2004


Contact The Record

The Record is located in downtown Edwardsville. Our official office hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DirecTV late-fee case returned for arb decision

Appellate court finds Fiss erred in finding arbitration provision "unconscionable."