News from 2011

Dwight Kay is Record Person of the Year

By Ann Knef | Jan 3, 2011

Kay The Madison County Record applauds State Representative-elect Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) for convincing voters in November to retire Democratic incumbent Jay Hoffman of Collinsville.

Granite City accident is subject of suit

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2011

A Madison County woman is suing the driver of a car she says pulled out of a restaurant parking lot and crashed into her.

Family says 'do not resuscitate' order didn't exist

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2011

The family of a St. Clair County man claims an Alton hospital and its doctors are to blame for his death.

Inmate assaulted in jail sues Hertz and man accused of murder

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2011

An Illinois prison inmate is suing Madison County Sheriff Robert Hertz and a fellow inmate after he was allegedly assaulted while housed in the Madison County jail.

Widow sues over husband's Fentanyl death

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2011

The widow of a Madison County man claims a local pain treatment center is to blame for her husband's alleged drug overdose.

Brinkmann Construction sued by worker claiming injuries on the job

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2011

A St. Clair County man is suing his former employer, claiming he was hurt using construction stilts on the job.

American Coal employee alleges he was fired after work comp claim

By Andrea Dearden | Jan 3, 2011

A coal worker from Hurst is suing his former employer for wrongful termination after he was allegedly fired for filing a workers' comp claim.

Mannheim responds to punitive damages request; pre-trial Tuesday in tow truck suit

By Amelia Flood | Jan 3, 2011

Hylla The employer of a tow truck driver who killed a man and his infant son three years ago in a Granite City accident has filed its opposition to a request for punitive damages.

Defense asks to push off retaliatory discharge trial in suit against Millennium Rail

By Amelia Flood | Jan 3, 2011

Mudge Defendants in a retaliatory discharge case filed last year are asking to push off a Jan. 10 trial date.

Laidlaw asks to file motion under seal in sexual assault case

By Amelia Flood | Jan 3, 2011

Ruth The bus company formerly known as Laidlaw Transit Inc. is asking to file some deposition testimony under seal in a case brought by a woman who claims the company failed to stop her daughter's sexual assault as she left one of its buses.

New partners named at HeplerBroom

By The Madison County Record | Jan 4, 2011

Elworth Attorneys Robert Elworth, Brian Huelsmann and Amanda Mueller have been elected partners of HeplerBroom LLC.

Sandberg Phoenix opens fourth office in O'Fallon

By The Madison County Record | Jan 4, 2011

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C., a full-service law firm headquartered in St. Louis, announced that it has opened its fourth office in O'Fallon.

Thomas Wilson joins HeplerBroom as partner

By The Madison County Record | Jan 4, 2011

SPRINGFIELD – Thomas H. Wilson has joined HeplerBroom LLC in the Springfield office as a partner. He was formerly a partner at Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran, Ltd.

Crane joins GJN in St. Louis

By The Madison County Record | Jan 4, 2011

Crane ST. LOUIS - Attorney David D. Crane has joined the law firm of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman L.C. as a member with extensive experience litigating commercial and civil cases at the trial and appellate levels.

Collinsville rear-end accident is subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2011

A Missouri man claims he sustained back injuries after a driver rear-ended the vehicle in which he rode.

Injuries claimed in Hartman Lane accident

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2011

A man claims he sustained injuries after a driver struck him when she failed to stop a stop sign.

Harrison to hear motions to dismiss in botched adoption suit

By Amelia Flood | Jan 4, 2011

Madison County Circuit Judge Clarence Harrison II is set to hear motions to dismiss parts of an Edwardsville couple's suit against Lifelink International Adoption Services and several of its employees.

Rosewood Care Center plaintiff asks for new schedule after expert witness dies

By Amelia Flood | Jan 4, 2011

Hylla The plaintiff in a negligence suit against Rosewood Care Center is asking for a new case management schedule due to the death of one of her experts.

Fairview Heights and driver sued over North Illinois accident

By Kelly Holleran | Jan 4, 2011

A woman claims an employee for the city of Fairview Heights rear-ended her vehicle.

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