Marine Bar & Grill on North Duncan in Marine Marine Bar and Grill patron Don Schmerbauch filed a four-count $200,000 suit against the bar and fellow patron, Brian Kugler, for injuries he sustained during a brawl at the tavern on Jan. 23.
Fitness Designs Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab in Edwardsville Carla Jane Johnson, who fell to the ground after the physical therapy equipment she was using at home malfunctioned, is suing Fitness Designs Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab and its president, Michael Pohlman, for injuries to her right elbow, right arm, and other portions of her body.
Claiming he suffered chest pains and heart attacks from taking the arthritis pain-relieving drug Bextra, Maurice Dulle filed a $300,000 suit against pharmaceuticals Pharmacia & Upjohn, G.D. Searle, Pfizer and a Troy pharmacy, Prescriptions Plus, in St. Clair County Circuit Court April 29.
Collinsville resident Brenda Rutz filed a $300,000 wrongful death suit against RV makers Norcold Inc. of Sidney, Ohio and Jayco, Inc.of Middlebury, Ind., claiming a refrigerator fire caused the death of her husband, Randall Rutz.
Simmons Why would toxic tort specialist SimmonsCooper recruit Chuck Scholz, former mayor of a far-flung river town like Quincy, to join its firm? Sources tell Dicta it’s all about political ambition-- John Simmons’, that is.
In a move akin to Tony LaRussa suggesting allegiance to the Cubs, last week powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) indicated that he would—for the first time ever-- consider a measure pushing caps on “pain and suffering” damages in civil lawsuits.
I am writing in response to numerous articles and editorials that have been reported recently in this paper. As an unbiased juror in the Jablonski v. Ford case, I may be able to shed a little insight to the public.
Ronald J. Tenpas, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that on May 4, Demetrius Johnson 38, of Murphysboro, was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for possessing and distributing crack cocaine and a fiream violation in distict court in Benton.