The estate of Richard Kelley of Indiana has filed an asbestos complaint against 13 defendant corporations, alleging his asbestos exposure caused him to develop mesothelioma that ultimately caused his death.
M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank has filed a breach of contract complaint against Eric Sickbert and Sickbert Trucking, alleging the defendants failed to make minimum monthly payments on their business line of credit.
Armbruster After a five day Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) trial in Madison County, a jury awarded Matthew Whitfield $730,000 for a workplace injury. His award, however, was reduced by half because jurors held that Whitfield was 50 percent responsible for his Feb. 4, 2002 accident.
On behalf of the Lakin Law Firm, Charles Chapman accused former Lakin lawyer Richard Burke of incompetence at a hearing but couldn't convince defense attorney Lisa Lilly or Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla of the same.
Carr CLAYTON, Mo. - Attorney Rex Carr of St. Louis and other owners of International Fuel Technology missed an Aug. 15 deadline to answer a lawsuit claiming they cheated British businessmen who invented fuel additives.
Madigan Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says its lawsuit against Countrywide Financial Corp. should not be lumped with others filed by California Attorney General Jerry Brown and San Diego City Attorney Mark Aguirre, as the lender requested.
As corporate America has downsized, a growing number of employees who lost their jobs have discovered the benefits of working as "independent contractors." They appreciate the freedom that comes with being their own boss as well as the opportunity to make good money.