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By Paul Scheeler

Fear Factor

Is Thomas Lakin, as his accusers say, a "powerful man" who can make "anything go away"? From our perch, it sure seems like it.

Vulnerable Venerable

Wyvetter Younge Democrat strategists had hoped the grand dame of the Illinois House, Rep. Wyvetter Younge of East St. Louis, would never have to set foot on the campaign trail.

Home owners sued for invitee's injuries

2117 State St. in East St. Louis Julie Lewis of St. Clair County is suing the owners of an East Carondelet home for falling on a set of steps nearly two years ago.

Nuclear medicine scanner blamed for injuries

A man whose arm and shoulder were pinched by a nuclear medicine scanner while undergoing a medical procedure at Memorial Hospital is suing the manufacturer.

East St. Louis sued over non-working signal lights

The intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and North 9th Street in East St. Louis The city of East St. Louis is being sued for failure to maintain traffic signals at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and North 9th Street.

Railroad workers combine suit against Illinois Central

Twelve former railroad workers who claim workplace exposure caused them to develop asbestosis and pneumoconiosis combined their claims in a suit against Illinois Central Railroad.

Kenneth Hall Hospital sued for misdiagnosis

A patient at Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital in East St. Louis claims she did not receive appropriate emergency medical care for treatment of a heart attack, according to a suit filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court Sept. 26.

MLK crash survivor files suit

A survivor of a deadly crash on the Martin Luther King Bridge nearly two years has filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

Railroad worker claims cumulative trauma in federal suit

A man who claims his ability to enjoy life has been impaired due to working on the railroad filed suit in U.S. District Court Sept. 28, against Illinois Central Railroad (ICR) claiming it failed to provide him with a safe place to work in violation of the Federal Employers' Liability Act.

Burroughs firm moves into new St. Louis office

The law firm of Burroughs, Hepler, Broom, MacDonald, Hebrank & True, LLP, moved into its new downtown St. Louis office Monday.

Med mal suit refiled against Dalla Riva

Circuit Judge Don Weber Fifteen days after voluntarily dismissing a medical malpractice case against a Maryville doctor, St. Louis attorney David Damick re-filed the suit in Madison County Circuit Court.

Asbestos Jury Docket: Tuesday, Oct. 10

Tuesday, October 10

Express Air sues for damaged airplane

Express Air filed suit against Enterprise Leasing of St. Louis and Charles Arbeiter of Granite City over damage done to one of its aircraft.

Champaign County resident files FELA suit in Madison County

The estate of Lyndel Strowmatt filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act suit against Illinois Central Railroad (ICR) claiming they failed to provide him a safe place to work.

Just ask Gonzo: It's not on Long John Silver's menu

Question: As a regular eater of buffalo fish, I was hoping you would be able to update the suit against Unger's over the bad fish case.

Asbestos Motion Docket: Week of Oct. 10

Tuesday, October 10

Wednesday, Sept. 27

9 a.m.