Gary Peel Attorneys for Gary Peel filed a motion asking U.S. District Judge William Stiehl to grant him a new trial claiming cumulative errors in the case denied Peel a fair trial.
News from May 2007
Debbie Herzog filed suit against Rhino Solutions Group of Alton and its owners in Madison County Circuit Court April 18, seeking to collect damages in excess of $69,000 for a $6,300 bad check.
A California woman who suffers from mesothelioma filed an asbestos suit against 76 defendant corporations in Madison County Circuit Court April 25, alleging she was exposed to airborne asbestos fibers from her father's and ex-husband's clothing.
Judge Lloyd Cueto The Illinois Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon unanimously affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Lloyd Cueto's decision to deny a motion to dismiss a legal malpractice case pursuant to the doctrine of forum non conveniens.
Kathleen Roche, a Belleville chiropractor, has filed a class action lawsuit against Country Mutual Insurance Co. claiming it used a "silent PPO" scheme to deny Illinois healthcare providers millions of dollars in payouts.
Edwardsville attorney Amanda Verett wants a judge to enter a default judgment in excess of $50,000 against a man she opened the door for at Pizza Hut because he failed to answer her lawsuit within 30 days.
An inmate serving 15 years in prison for armed robbery and assault of a peace officer filed a complaint in federal court claiming that correctional officers assaulted him while he was incarcerated at the Williamson County Jail.
Paul Marks On the day Mark Brown of the Lakin Law Firm bargained a class action down to a penny before Madison County Circuit Judge Dave Hylla, Paul Marks abandoned three accusations in a Lakin class action before Hylla.
Madison County attorneys have until 5 p.m. on June 4, to turn in their applications if they want to become an associate judge, according to a press release issued by Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis.
Tom Lakin Federal prosecutors say they don't intend to allow Tom Lakin's criminal attorney access to witness statements or grand jury testimony until it is required to do so by the rules of discovery.
Judge Nicholas Byron Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron and attorney Stephen Tillery have brought back to life a $10.1 billion light cigarette class action case that Byron dismissed last year under an order from the Illinois Supreme Court.