After stepping on a nail that protruded from a fallen fence, Ronald Seitz is seeking in excess of $100,000 from a friend he was visiting, and her neighbors.
Judge Goldenhersh Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Ann McMorrow criticized the Fifth District Appellate Court so harshly in overturning a billion dollar class action verdict that two Justices arose indignantly to defend the appellate court.
Last week the Record ran excerpts of the Aug. 18 Illinois Supreme Court decision overturning a 1999 verdict in Avery vs. State Farm Insurance that dealt with contract claim.
Olin plant An Olin employee who was injured in a fire on Jan. 10 filed a suit against the seller, provider, servicer and installer of a fire extinguishing system in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 26.
Two Missouri women who were injured in an auto accident on westbound I-255 in St. Louis County filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 26 against Cassens Transport Company.
Circuit Judge George Moran While it doesn't appear that a Vioxx trial will get under way any time soon in Madison County, a frequent Merck co-defendant, Walgreens, is asking Circuit Court Judge George Moran to be dismissed from a suit scheduled for trial in 2007.
Judge Andy Matoesian, with an "e" In movies with absurd courtroom plots, the climax often involves a judge whose patient questioning draws him ever deeper into hopeless perplexity.
As Madison County Circuit Judge Philip Kardis passes into retirement, a significant change is in store for his replacement.
To the editor:
Last week was a productive one for Madison County lawyer Thomas Maag, which is never a good sign for the rest of us.
Not ready yet Sources tell Dicta that a prominent Metro East plaintiff's attorney who earns his living suing doctors is having trouble finding one here to treat him.
Fresh from the courthouse:
Appellate Judge Stephen McGlynn As Madison County Circuit Judge Philip Kardis enjoyed his last day on the job, a freshman appellate court judge--the position Kardis once aspired to--helped reverse a decision he made in a class action case against Dell Corp.
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