Tom Maag Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack dropped Cassens & Sons auto dealership from a personal injury suit last week and scolded attorney Brian Wendler for naming the dealer as a defendant in his suits.
News from September 2006
Five years after the Lakin Law Firm sued insurer AIG over the value of a wrecked truck, the firm still does not understand how AIG figured the value, according to AIG's latest brief.
The John Ford-directed classic "The Grapes of Wrath" is ranked 21st on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 greatest films, and is one of my personal favorites.
Just because the pesky First Amendment trumped Granite City's attempt to squelch anti-abortion protesters in the city's annual Labor Day parade via a federal court order, doesn't mean freedom of expression triumphed for all.
Lloyd Cueto In eight weeks St. Clair County voters will decide whether to loosen a decades-old Democratic grip in the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Terry Lowe of Bethalto filed suit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 31, alleging the insurance company refused to pay a fire claim.
Seven defendants are accused of negligence in the workplace death of Roman Gomez, Jr., who was crushed to death two years ago in an East St. Louis rail stockyard.
Jeremy Smith claims he was beaten on his head, thrown onto a concrete floor and then blacked out in a lawsuit against his alleged assailant, Casey Baugh.
A St. Clair County woman is suing her boyfriend for punching her in the face while she was driving a car.
An armed security guard arrested for impersonating an officer, unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use of a rotating red light and unlawful possession of a blackjack filed a 12-count suit against the City of Madison and two police officers alleging he was falsely imprisoned.
St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland Elaine Cwiklowski filed a medical malpractice suit against St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland and Keith Thomae, M.D. in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 30, seeking damages in excess of $150,000
A Peoria neurosurgeon and his practice are subjects of a medical malpractice lawsuit filed Sept. 1 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.
O'Fallon homeowners Kevin M. and Debbie J. Hazlett are suing Illinois Farmers Insurance Co. for refusing to pay a five-month-old tornado damage claim.
A New York bank is suing a Millstadt man and the Associated Bank branch in Fairview Heights for cashing a fraudulent $131,212.40 check.
A man injured at Soccer for Fun in Pontoon Beach filed suit claiming a wall and pole in the area he was using was not protected by rubber or some other protection device.
Boling Concrete Construction of Missouri filed suit against Osborn Development of Collinsville claiming it failed to pay for street construction in the Stonebridge subdivision.
Patricia Heath filed a personal injury suit against Jack in the Box in Madison County Circuit Court Aug. 28, seeking damages in excess of $50,000 for injuries she sustained when slipping on water near the soda machine.