A Florida woman who purchased Peter Pan Peanut Butter from an Illinois Dollar General filed a personal injury suit in Madison County Circuit Court May 31, claiming she became "violently ill" after eating a batch of tainted peanut butter between Oct. 5 and Oct. 10, 2006.
Abraham Vannoy of Lincoln, Ill. filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act complaint against Illinois Central Railroad (ICR) in Madison County Circuit Court May 25, alleging it failed to provide him a safe place to work.
Judge Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder was elected first vice president of the Illinois Judges' Association Foundation for its 2007-08 year at the organization's annual meeting held in Chicago on May 31.
Pfiizer attorney Robert Shultz of Edwardsville assured Madison County Associate Judge Ralph Mendelsohn that he could sign a protective order and plaintiff attorney Stephen Tillery of St. Louis would not oppose it.
James Thompson When Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron certified questions to the Fifth District Appellate Court about reopening a class action against Philip Morris, he might as well have certified his questions directly to the Illinois Supreme Court.
Stephen Swedlow Plaintiffs who won a nationwide $63.8 million Paxil class action case have filed another claim in Madison County Circuit Court alleging two lawyers and a citizen from Florida conspired to exploit the U.S. legal system for their own personal gain.