Injuries sustained by a 13-year-old boy who fell from a power pole after taking a $5 bet from friends were the result of his own negligence, lawyers for Ameren argued in documents filed in federal court June 6.
2002 Jeep Liberty A woman who flipped and rolled her mother's 2002 Jeep Liberty last year filed a $6 million product liability and personal injury suit against DaimlerChrysler and Mertz Motor Company in Madison County Circuit Court June 7.
A woman who attended an American Cancer Society (ACS) fund-raising event is suing the organization as well as the city of Wood River and East Alton Wood River School District #14 over injuries she sustained last year.
MOUNT VERNON - Fifth District appellate judges have revived a Lakin Law Firm claim for punitive damages on behalf of clients from Tennessee who won $1.5 million in actual damages from a Madison County jury.
The city of Mascoutah and several of its police officers are being sued by a man who claims they solicited the involvement of civilians to force entry into his home on April 14, 2006, take his possessions, and attack him.
An Edwardsville attorney who has already been awarded $311,700 for injuries sustained in a door-opening accident at a local pizzeria, has asked Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron to enter a second default judgment in her favor.
John Driscoll Attorney John Driscoll is asking Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack to give his client a new trial, alleging the judge did not weigh all evidence when granting a directed verdict for Merck on one count of defective design during the county's first Vioxx trial.