News from January 2010
Mudge In less than one month, the Illinois primary election will determine whose campaigns will carry on to the all-important November 2010 general election in a slew of statewide and local races.
Crowder Six proposed class action suits over water contamination allegedly caused by a popular weed killer will all proceed at the same time, according to an order signed by Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder.
Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack has ended months of limbo in the disputed settlement of a class action suit over improper Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) reductions.
The plaintiff in a long-running suit over an Edwardsville rear-end accident has filed a motion on his own behalf opposing the enforcement of the $125,000 judgment a jury awarded him.
Broom Attorney Gordon Broom was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Committee on Character and Fitness, for the Fifth District of the Illinois Supreme Court.
State government offices spent at least $2.2 million in legal fees in 2009, according to the website IllinoisOpenGov.org.
Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder is scheduled to open a trial of a retaliatory discharge case stemming from a man who alleges oil was spilled into the Mississippi River.
A woman says she sustained severe and disabling injuries after the driver of a vehicle in which she rode failed to stop at a traffic sign.
A bus driver has filed suit against the driver of Chevrolet Monte Carlo, who he says caused him to sustain nervous system injuries after striking him.
A Madison County man and his wife say pools of water have accumulated on their property after a neighbor stacked mounds of dirt on adjacent land.
A woman claims a Mack truck driver sideswiped her while she drove in Granite City.
A man has filed suit against the driver who he says rammed into the side of his car, causing it to flip.
A man and his wife have filed suit against the tractor driver who they say pulled in front of them as they attempted to pass him on their motorcycle.
An Edwardsville couple claims it can no longer inhabit a new home they purchased in 2006 because of five floods, which have substantially damaged the property and its contents.
A pool company claims a Bethalto man failed to pay it more than $20,000 which allegedly remains owed to the company after it installed an in-ground pool for him.
A Granite City man says he sustained neck and back injuries after a driver rear-ended him while he sat in traffic.
A couple claims they should not have to pay Bank of America a mortgage that it accelerated on them after they refinanced their home.
The brother of a deceased man blames an Edwardsville nursing home for his brother's drowning death while taking a bath.