BELLEVILLE--In an effort to bring about community healing in light of the recent shooting of Belleville Police Sgt. Jon Brough and the violent death of Henry and Dolores Kahle, a community prayer service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19 at St. Peter's Cathedral in downtown Belleville.
John Hopkins Madison County Circuit Judge Don Weber has denied Edwardsville plaintiff's attorney John Hopkins' motion for substitution of judge in a medical malpractice case, saying the request was "meritless and frivolous."
Alton Memorial The estate of Clover Fry filed a medical malpractice suit against Matthew Duban, M.D., Sadiq Mohyuddin, M.D. and Alton Memorial Hospital claiming the defendants failed to diagnose Fry's pulmonary embolism on Nov. 13, 2004.
Without question, from a legal or political standpoint, the biggest event of the year was Election Day 2006. Having keenly observed the ongoing battles for lo these many months, I offer up some modest commentary.
We hope Illinois judges don't get the wrong impression from last week's $7 million libel judgment in favor of Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Bob Thomas, who sued a suburban Chicago newspaper that said he once traded his vote on the bench for a local political favor.
The estate of Ronald Basham, Sr., filed an asbestos suit against 96 defendant corporations in Madison County Circuit Court Nov. 14, claiming he was exposed to asbestos while employed as a carpenter from 1964-2005.
Deborah Borkowski filed a retaliatory discharge suit against Kraft Foods and Capri Sun in Madison County Circuit Court Nov. 16, claiming her job was terminated after she was injured at work on two separate occasions.
An independent administrator claims Collonades Nursing Home in Granite City failed to provide adequate and properly supervised care to William Tedder, according a wrongful death suit filed Nov. 14 in Madison County Circuit Court.