Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder has been elected to Board of Directors of the Illinois Judges Association.
News from June 2010
A suit stemming from a malfunctioning Alton traffic signal that caused a car accident has settled.
A 2008 rear-end accident suit's Monday trial has been pushed off.
A negligence suit stemming from a car that rolled after its driver allegedly failed to put it in park after stopping has settled.
The Third Judicial Circuit has honored Bond County State's Attorney Chris Bauer and Ted Parker, the director of Group Interventions, as Partners in Peace.
Ruth The attorney of a woman who was allegedly thrown to the ground while pregnant outside a Wal-Mart store is asking to bow out of the case.
Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder approved a $30,000 settlement Wednesday morning between a local water park and a boy injured on one of its rides in 2006.
Matoesian The attorneys for the plaintiff in a 2004 negligence suit against an Alton nursing home took home $99,000 in fees Wednesday.
BELLEVILLE -- A woman has filed suit against Caseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Caseyville Property, alleging a man died because of their staff's failure to adequately treat his decubitus ulcers.
BELLEVILLE -- A former personal trainer for Gold's Gym claims she endured sexual harassment during the five months she worked for the company before management terminated her because of her complaints.
BELLEVILLE -- The two children of a deceased woman have filed suit against the funeral home that they claim failed to adequately prepare their mother's body for a funeral.
BELLEVILLE -- Four people have filed suit against the driver who they claim rear-ended the vehicle in which they were riding.
EDWARDSVILLE -- Another Madison County woman has stepped forward, claiming a Saline Township supervisor attempted to elicit sexual favors from her in return for rent assistance.
BELLEVILLE -- A St. Louis attorney has been ordered to appear in a St. Clair County court room later this month or be charged with contempt of court.
EDWARDSVILLE -- Four of the five plaintiffs in a suit over tendon injuries allegedly caused by the drug Levaquin have been spun off from their 2009 Madison County case and sent back to their home counties.
Simmons EDWARDSVILLE -- One of the law firms embroiled in a legal malpractice case brought by a former mesothelioma client is asking that a Madison County judge reconsider a previous order so another attorney could be brought back into the case after more than five years.
EDWARDSVILLE -- An investment corporation has filed a putative class action lawsuit against a Madison County bank, alleging the bank misrepresented the amount of interest it charged on loans.
WASHINGTON – By finally enforcing a law requiring the reporting of all injury payments, Medicare can begin getting reimbursed for payments made to individuals who later settled liability claims.
BALTIMORE – Class action lawyer Stephen Tillery of St. Louis probably won't admit it, but class action litigation against mutual funds has ended.