Granite City Chiropractor Mark Eavenson, who has filed at least 23
class action cases against insurance companies in Madison County Circuit Court, will be in court March 31 for a case management conference in his suit against Corvel Corp.
Fashion Bug on Nameoki Road in Granite City A woman who filed three class action lawsuits against retailers because she was not issued cash for unused gift card balances, will be in court for a case management conference on March 31 against Fashion Bug.
Tracey Pearson, Edwardsville The Record discovered there is no shortage of opinion when it comes to the topic that lately has dominated national news coverage. Reporter Heather Anderson seeks insight from folks on the streets of Edwardsville.
Belleville Memorial Hospital The executor of the estate of a woman who died on Sept. 23, 2004, filed a medical malpractice complaint against Belleville Memorial Hospital on March 16 in the Circuit Court for the 20th Circuit.
In the wake of the state senate's failure to move a package of tort reform bills out of committee on March 17, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW) launched a statewide campaign to resucitate attention on a package of dying tort reform bills.
Madison County sheriff's deputies carefully screen all visitors entering the courthouse. A threat made against a Madison County judge and an Edwardsville attorney by a man involved in divorce proceedings, prompted heightened security at the courthouse today.
Brothers Douglass (left) and Benjamin (right) Lodmell flank father, Gary. Madison County Court's notoriety as a plaintiff-friendly venue is prominently noted in "The Lawsuit Lottery: The Hijacking of Justice in America," a new book that takes a look at America's dysfunctional tort system and calls out for grassroots change.
Kathleen Lewis of Edwardsville was sentenced to five months in prison for forging a bankruptcy order which allowed her failing waste pumping business--Royal Thrones--to keep a pumper truck. The business pumps waste from portable toilets.