News from April 2005
Alton Memorial Hospital Mary Ann Edelen, who was hit in the head by a security gate exiting the cafeteria at Alton Memorial Hospital, filed the 300th Civil Law case in 2005 in Madison County Circuit Court.
Route 159 and West Pointe Drive in Swansea Fairview Heights resident Penny Kennedy filed a four-count lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court March 24 against Superior Office Snacks, George Schumacher, and Mike Jost over an automobile accident which occurred March 26, 2003.
Made opponents tired All Southern Illinois eyes have been on Springfield as patients and doctors alike lobby for reforms to the state’s medical malpractice system.
A Madison County court demands taxpayers fork over $100 grand in “damages” to his client because Granite City officially let her buy a house that had a leaky roof—allegedly.
Edna Evans in the embrace of Illinois' James Augustine Amidst the din of crackling bowling pins, a warm embrace beneath James Augustine’s armpit was a moment 95-year-old kegler Edna Evans will never forget.
Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville While learning how to become a safe motorcyclist in Southwestern Illinois College's Motorcycle Rider Program, Maria Collins took a left turn around a cone, hit a pothole and wiped out.
2116 Belle Ave. in Belleville Residents of a Belleville apartment who were overcome by carbon monoxide and the admininistrator for two dwellers who were poisoned to death by the gas, filed suit March 29 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.
Circuit Judge Daniel J. Stack As federal lawmakers attempt to bring hundreds of thousands of asbestos-related lawsuits under control, two local judges have recently made their own moves to control the asbestos dockets in their courtrooms.
Ed Murnane Claiming they will not back down from an uphill battle, advocates for legal reform called on Illinois legislators to advance a package of bills that will help put an end to lawsuit abuse, venue shopping and halt doctor exodus from the state.
Comprehensive Mental Health Center of St. Clair County Comprehensive Mental Health Center (CMHC) of St. Clair County was sued by a fomer employee for breach of contract and retaliatory discharge in St. Clair County Circuit Court March 28.