Mark Eckert (Mayor of the City of Belleville), Jeff Dawe (Superintendent of Walnut Hill Cemetery), and other city officials celebrate the re-dedication of the Walnut Hill Cemetery Chapel after newly completed renovations.
Alton attorney Emert Wyss, famous from coast to coast for accidentally suing himself, has boomeranged again.
Fresh from the courthouse:
A 2004 jury verdict in favor of Allstate Insurance was affirmed by the Illinois Appellate Court's Fifth District in Mt. Vernon on a 2-1 vote.
Circuit Judge Dan Stack Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack will reconsider an order he signed last year against former owners of the Premcor refinery in a proposed class action suit.
The case of Keith Yount vs. Lisa Shashek keeps getting uglier, with each side calling on Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack to impose sanctions on the other.
Paul Marks Lakin Law Firm attorney Paul Marks has asked Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron to reconsider an order throwing out a proposed class action suit.
Troy Bozarth Justices of the United States Supreme Court have hastened the end of a proposed class action suit in Madison County.
It's human nature that we're drawn in by sordid tales in the news like those of local plaintiff's lawyers Tom Lakin and Gary Peel.
Tom Lakin If you haven't seen it, the Discovery Health Channel produced a five-minute docu-mercial promoting the amazing "mind, body and soul" transformation of "high profile, hob-knobbing St. Louis" lawyer Thomas Lakin.
Fresh from the courthouse:
A truck driver who was burned by a spray of sulfuric acid is suing G.S. Robins & Co. in St. Clair County Circuit Court.
A letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office is suing the owners of an East St. Louis residence for tripping on cracked steps.
Steve Tillery Nine Madison County residents and one St. Clair County resident filed a class action lawsuit against Allstate Insurance Company alleging the insurance company charges different premiums to customers with the same risks.
Dennis Renner and Alice Miller are suing their former employer, Lanter Transport Inc., and the company that bought it, LTI Trucking Services, claiming they were fired for having pursued workers' compensation claims.
Steve Stobbs Godfrey attorney Stephen Stobbs has been elected as an associate judge on a first ballot by the nine circuit judges of the Third Judicial Circuit.
Monday, June 12
Circuit Judge Don Weber United Parcel Service successfully convinced Madison County Circuit Judge Don Weber to dismiss a class action case filed by a customer who wanted a $5 refund because an "overnight" package he sent did not arrive on time.