Jeffrey Lewis Harris filed a Jones Act lawsuit against Granite City-based Lewis & Clark Marine May 11 in Madison County Circuit Court seeking damages for a hand injury he sustained working on the M/V Karen Michelle.
Mike Bost (R-Carbondale) Attempts to water down a medical malpractice reform bill were plugged on the State House floor Thursday after a second day of challenge to a bill that would cap non-economic damages at $250,000 for physicians and $500,000 for hospitals.
Judge Kardis Of the hundreds of pending class action lawsuits in Madison County Circuit Court, the 70-or-so members of the smallest class of plaintiffs do not have to answer defense questions, Circuit Judge Phillip Kardis has ruled in Wilgus v. Cybersource.
Pampered Pets in Alton Square Mall Ovella Lange of Silex, Mo. filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court May 12 seeking damages from Godfrey residents Matthew and Jessica Buckingham claiming they defaulted on a $58,307.22 contract.
Laura Lee Marrs, 28, of Carlyle, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in Benton, to 18 months imprisonment; five years supervised release, and ordered to pay $110,750 in restitution for embezzling $106,000 from the Southern Illinois University Credit Union.
Circuit Judge Andy Matoesian Granite City resident George Wolfe used to love his job as a building estimator. He also liked to cook, barbecue, help fix things at home and spend time with his wife, Donna, and their family in the backyard pool. That was until he suffered a stroke two years ago.