News from October 2010

Correction

By The Madison County Record | Oct 1, 2010

In a Sept. 16 article, "40 corporations settled benzene case before Simmons' plaintiff took on 3M and lost at trial," the Record incorrectly reported that WD-40 had given up its transfer motion and settled a case.

Bayer must un-redact sales strategy for lawyers in Yaz litigation

By Steve Korris | Oct 1, 2010

Herndon EAST ST. LOUIS – Lawyers suing Bayer nationwide over oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin have persuaded Multi District Judge David Herndon to rewrite, in their favor, a privacy rule they negotiated with Bayer.

I-64 rear-end accident is subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2010

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck her after she came to an abrupt stop on an interstate.

Man in coma sues driver over injuries

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2010

A man has filed suit against the driver who left him in a coma after striking him with his vehicle.

Crane dropped load on man's head, suit claims

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2010

A man has filed suit against the company that he claims allowed its employee to drop a load from a crane onto his head.

GJN adds patent attorneys at St. Louis office

By The Madison County Record | Oct 1, 2010

Holland ST. LOUIS - Attorneys Donald R. Holland and William E. Lahey, two experienced, highly-regarded patent attorneys have joined Gallop, Johnson & Neuman's Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Sauget accident is subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 1, 2010

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck the front end of her vehicle as she attempted to pass it.

The Madison County Courthouse is infested

By The Madison County Record | Oct 2, 2010

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40 corporations settled benzene case before Simmons' plaintiff took on 3M and lost at trial

By Steve Korris | Oct 4, 2010

Simmons Forty corporations that bargained their way out of a Madison County benzene exposure suit left 3M standing alone to show they should have resisted instead.

Plaintiff given time to respond to Saint Anthony's motion to dismiss

By Amelia Flood | Oct 4, 2010

The plaintiff in a defamation case against a local hospital and its staff has been given two weeks to respond to a defense move to throw the case out.

Crowder sends last atrazine cases to Stack

By Amelia Flood | Oct 4, 2010

Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder signed an order Sept. 29 sending the last two proposed atrazine class action cases pending against United Agri-Products Inc. and Syngenta Crop Protection Inc. to Circuit Judge Daniel Stack.

Hylla to hear arguments for approving United Life Insurance class action settlement

By Amelia Flood | Oct 4, 2010

Hylla Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla is again set to hear arguments in favor the settlement of a nine year-old insurance class action suit next week.

Trial postponed in case against Fast Eddie's and Regal Beagle

By Amelia Flood | Oct 4, 2010

Callis A dram shop trial against Fast Eddie's Bon Air of Alton and the Reagal Beagle in Godfrey that had been set for next week has been postponed.

Crowder declines to add additional question to Buckles appeal

By Amelia Flood | Oct 4, 2010

Crowder No new questions are going to the appellate court just yet in a legal malpractice suit brought by asbestos plaintiff Judy Buckles.

Plaintiff asks to move back hearing in suit against abortion provider Hope Clinic, others

By Amelia Flood | Oct 4, 2010

Hylla The plaintiff who is suing two doctors and the staff at Hope Clinic in Granite City where she sought an abortion two years ago wants a hearing on two summary judgment moves in the case pushed back.

Union Pacific worker claims permanent injuries after 30 years

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 5, 2010

A Missouri man claims he has suffered severe and permanent injuries to his right and left hands, wrists and knees after working more than 30 years for a railroad company.

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