News from 2007
CSX Transportation locomotive engineer Homer A. Lowrance filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) suit against his employer claiming back and hip pain, as well as a partial amputation of his finger.
A Belleville singer who has toured throughout the U.S. and Europe has filed a malpractice suit against three dentists claiming their negligent treatment prohibits him from changing notes with the speed and acuity required of a professional singer.
An attorney who asked that a civil sexual assault lawsuit against his client be moved out of St. Clair County and into Madison County because it was more convenient for witnesses, has changed his mind.
Ray and Dorothy Higgins filed a dram shop suit against PJ's Lounge claiming the Highland tavern sold alcoholic beverages to a man who became intoxicated and later crashed into Ray Higgins.
A motorcyclist who claims he lost control of his bike due to loose gravel on the road filed a personal injury suit against Madison County claiming it failed to maintain the road in a reasonably safe condition.
Argosy A gambler who injured herself at the Argosy Casino in Alton filed a personal injury suit in Madison County Circuit Court Jan. 9, claiming the casino was negligent and careless.
A Highland man who suffered extensive injuries to his leg from a grinding wheel filed suit against United Abrasives in Madison County Circuit Court Jan. 5, claiming the New York company sold him a defective product.
After a four day trial over condemnation of Collinsville properties for a shopping center with a Wal-Mart store, Madison County Associate Judge Ralph Mendelsohn faces his biggest decision ever.
Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack opened a door to ridicule of attorney Lanny Darr's class action claim against Affirmative Insurance, and defense attorney Robert Shultz jumped right through it.
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The mother of a girl seriously injured when the car she was a passenger in struck a utility pole filed a four-count suit against AmerenIP claiming the utility, not the driver of the car, was negligent.
Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis announced the creation of a Medical–Legal committee, to address malpractice issues specific to Madison County.
Wexstten Second Judicial Circuit Judge James M. Wexstten will fill the vacancy created by the untimely death of Justice Terrence J. Hopkins, the Illinois Supreme Court announced today.
Thomas Lakin A civil sexual assault lawsuit against Thomas Lakin will remain in St. Clair County, ruled Associate Judge James Radcliffe III on Thursday afternoon.
Stack With hundreds of Vioxx product liability cases to sift through, some Madison County judges seem willing to -- as one defense lawyer put it, "halt the gerrymandering of joinder."