Gary Peel United States District Judge William Stiehl denied Gary Peel's motion for a directed verdict ruling that the government has introduced sufficient evidence to find Peel guilty beyond a reasonable doubt on charges of fraud, obstruction of justice and possession of child pornography.
An "anti-business" bill that shifts the burden of compensation to the party with the most money rather than the most responsibility in tort cases easily passed in the state Senate Tuesday, despite fierce opposition from business groups.
Cahokia Nursing & Rehab Center, Memorial Hospital and Ouedraogo Basga Bernard, M.D. are named in a St. Clair County medical negligence suit over the care of a patient whose leg had to be amputated.
Judge Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder has scheduled an October trial in a suit against two doctors, or a suit against their answering service, or a suit against just one of the doctors.
Rep. Hoffman Despite the testimony of two Metro-East defense attorneys, a package of tort reform bills died in the arms of a trial lawyer-friendly House Judiciary Committee in Springfield on Wednesday.