News from November 2006
James Graetz filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) suit against Consolidated Rail Corporation and American Premier Underwriters.
Jason Brown of Rock Island filed a Jones Act suit against Ingram Barge Company and Alter Barge Line claiming the defendants failed to provide him a safe place to work.
Wal-Mart A man who tripped over a battery at the Highland Wal-Mart filed a personal injury suit in Madison County Circuit Court Nov. 29, seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
Perry Browder Asbestos cases are on the decline for the second straight year in Madison County. But the pace at which out-of-state plaintiffs are filing suits here remains brisk.
Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack Lawyers for Dolores Cantrell, M.D. say that a defense verdict reached in a Madison County medical malpractice trial last May should stand and Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel J. Stack appeared to agree after hearing 90 minutes of arguments on Tuesday.
Brad Lakin Brad Lakin, whose law firm failed to prove bias on the part of Madison County Circuit Judge Don Weber in March, has asked the court for another chance to prove it.