News from September 2004

What's the Matter with Madison County?

By Stan Anderson | Sep 1, 2004

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.

Corporate tactics aim to curb justice

By The Madison County Record | Sep 2, 2004

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

Kardis Takes Center Stage in Asbestos

By The Madison County Record | Sep 3, 2004

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

ISBA's High Horse

By The Madison County Record | Sep 5, 2004

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

Senate candidates embody tort debate

By Steve Stanek | Sep 6, 2004

Haine the trial lawyer vs. Sherrill the businessman.

Contact The Record

By The Madison County Record | Sep 7, 2004

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

By Brandon Copple | Sep 7, 2004

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

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