What's the difference between a union protest against Wal-Mart and a taxpayer lawsuit against the city of Collinsville?
News from February 2007
Rep. Jack Franks A state lawmaker wants to raise juror pay by as much as 600 percent as an incentive to create a more representative jury pool.
Former Lakin Law Firm attorney Richard Burke claims the firm can no longer handle class action litigation, and the attorneys he left behind apparently agree.
Attorney Richard Burke's suit against his former employer, the Lakin Law Firm, claims the firm owes him a portion of the proceeds from the Dec. 22 settlement of a class action.
Michael Lawson filed an age discrimination suit against his former employer in federal court Jan. 22 claiming he was fired from Novell Inc., despite being ranked as a top salesman.
Charles O. Carlisle filed a Jones Act suit against National Maintenance & Repair in Madison County Circuit Court Jan. 25, seeking damages in excess of $100,000.
A California man suffering from mesothelioma filed an asbestos suit in Madison County Circuit Court Jan. 25, claiming his disease was wrongfully caused.
Jeffrey Lowe of St. Louis filed six class action suits in U.S. District Court Jan. 29, against Ford Motor Co. claiming certain Ford vehicles are defective and unsafe.
A Fairview Heights man who claims his employer failed to turn over child support payments being deducted from his paycheck for 12 years is suing.
Judge Callis was instrumental in bringing arbitration to Madison County An arbitration training seminar will be conducted for attorneys interested in becoming certified to conduct arbitration hearings in Madison County
Attorney Gary Peel lost another court battle this week as U.S. District Judge William Stiehl ruled that the government will be able to hold a hearing to question the relevancy of an expert Peel's public defender hired in his criminal case.
Blew it St. Clair County Judge Patrick Young saved his breath. He's apparently poised to proclaim innocence in the matter of his December DUI arrest.
When he looks in the mirror, plaintiff's attorney Richard Burke sees Albert Pujols, summarily kicked off the Cardinals by Tony LaRussa's sniveling, incompetent son appointed successor.
Econo Inn in Washington Park The owner of a Washington Park motel is being sued for negligence over a fire which caused the death of Katrice S. Carraway and her unborn child on March 27, 2005.
CSX Transportation employee Craig Burris filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act suit claiming he slipped and fell on loose ballast at the railroad's Roselake Yards facility in Fairmont City.
An Evansville, Ind. man filed a Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) suit against CSX Transportation in Madison County Circuit Court Jan. 25, claiming it failed to provide him with a safe place to work.