News from June 2005

In a time and taste crunch? Meal plan works for dieters and people on the go

By Ann Knef | Jun 7, 2005

Subway's Jared may have met his match. The introduction of an innovative healthy eating program in the Metro-East is a unique solution for the common challenges faced by dieters, diabetics and families on the run.

McGlynn and Spomer named to appellate court

By Ann Knef | Jun 8, 2005

Belleville attorney Stephen McGlynn has been named appellate judge of the 5th Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy that will be left by Judge Clyde Kuehn, whose temporary assignment ends July 7.

Judge Byron to preside over Jones Act trial June 13

By Steve Gonzalez | Jun 9, 2005

Madison County Circuit Court Judge Nicholas Byron will preside over a Jones Act jury trial June 13 at 9 a.m.

Personal injury suit filed by McGlynn's firm

By Steve Gonzalez | Jun 9, 2005

A passenger in a vehicle struck by a Union Pacific train on Old Freeburg Road in Belleville is suing the railroad and the car's driver for permanent injuries he sustained in an accident June 6, 2003. He is represented by the Belleville law firm McGlynn & McGlynn.

Judicial PR initiative aims to improve image

By Steve Gonzalez | Jun 9, 2005

Judge Wexstten Illinois Judges Association (IJA) President James M. Wexstten wants to improve the public's image of the state judiciary--which he says is under attack--by encouraging sitting circuit judges to go into the community.

Fired employee fires back with suit

By Steve Gonzalez | Jun 9, 2005

An employee who filed a workers' compensation claim after injuring himself on the job--and was then allegedly fired for doing so--filed a four-count civil suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court June 3.

Memorial Hospital head Harry Maier discusses med mal reform

By Ann Knef | Jun 9, 2005

Belleville Memorial Hospital Belleville Memorial Hospital President Harry Maier recently discussed his position on the state legislature's passage of medical malpractice insurance legislation with The Record .

Defendant John Crane was plaintiff foil, says attorney

By Steve Korris | Jun 10, 2005

A funny thing happened on the way to a $250 million Madison County jury verdict.

Maag's $110 defamation suit dismissed

By Steve Gonzalez | Jun 10, 2005

Gordon Maag The $110 million defamation lawsuit filed by Gordon E. Maag, who lost a costly and contentious race for Illinois Supreme Court justice last November, was dismissed by Seventh Circuit Judge Patrick Kelley today.

Karmeier should be fair, not 'non-partisan'

By The Madison County Record | Jun 12, 2005

Color us amused by the feigned tantrums last week thrown by enemies of Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier.

Betting the ranch

By The Madison County Record | Jun 12, 2005

Troyce Wolf Two asbestos trials, two plaintiffs leave the Madison County courthouse with nothing. Sources tell Dicta it didn’t really have to be that way.

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