A man who worked at Union Pacific (UP) Railroad for 23 years as a track repairman, machine operator and mechanic filed a Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court May 2 seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
Judge Daniel J. Stack will preside over his first asbestos trial Madison County’s first asbestos trial in nearly two years got under way this morning with opening arguments in Circuit Judge Daniel J. Stack’s third floor courtroom.
Jeffrey Hebrank As opening arguments got under way in Madison County's first asbestos trial in two years, lead attorney for Georgia Pacific and Bondex Jeffrey Hebrank of the Burroughs firm in Edwardsville argued that it's not really an asbestos case he is defending.Hebrank’s opening arguments.
Kim Robinson, 36, of Grantsburg, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; and conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount methamphetamine in U.S. District Court in Benton on May 10.
Madison County Circuit Judge George Moran Jr. Madison County Circuit Judge George Moran Jr. entered a default judgment order against diamond giants De Beers Centenary A.G. and DB Investments May 3 after the duo failed to respond to a class action lawsuit filed against them by Emert and Katie Null of Madison County.
An East St. Louis woman filed a medical malpractice suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court May 6 seeking a “fair and just award” in excess of $100,000 from her doctor and Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital.
Carolina Goodman filed a $200,000 wrongful death lawsuit against her late husband's doctor in Madison County Circuit Court May 6 because he failed to order an angiogram and properly treat a deficiency of blood circulation to his intestinal system.
Springfield resident Rodney Hale filed a six-count lawsuit against three area bars and their respective owners in Madison County Circuit Court May 11 seeking damages stemming from a May 16, 2004, car accident in which he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the road.
Crow Nelson filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act suit May 6 in Madison County Circuit Court against Norfolk Southern Railway alleging that he was injured while working as a trackman and machine operator.