Wagner Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Wednesday reset a case management conference to July 25 in a man's lawsuit against more than 60 defendant companies claiming he was exposed to benzene while working as a pipefitter from 1970-2008. Because of his exposure, he developed acute myelogenous leukemia and was diagnosed with cancer, he claims.
News from June 2012
Hylla Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla on Tuesday set deadlines in a lawsuit filed over a Bethalto woman's leukemia death against two Roxana oil refineries.
Bauman Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla on Tuesday dismissed an almost four-year-old Madison County benzene case following a notice of dismissal filed by the plaintiff May 24.
Is Stephen Tillery the Jesse Jackson of trial attorneys? It sure looks that way.
A St. Clair County woman claims two Fairview Heights police officers wrongly beat her and pepper sprayed her as she was sitting in her hotel room.
Fifth District rules for Norfolk Southern in latent injury claim; Plaintiff loses on statute of limitations
Stewart Norfolk Southern Railway is not liable for a worker's knee injuries after an appellate court ruled that the statute of limitations had expired by the time the man filed.
Shevlin A longtime Belleville lawyer will soon take over the helm of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
Livingston The owner of two pieces of Belleville property, each worth more than $500,000, claims his insurance company has failed to pay him proper costs after a fire destroyed the buildings.
Bartholomew The owner of a St. Clair County property has filed suit against the company that leased his premises, claiming they destroyed the property and failed to pay for the damages they caused to it.
The owners of a campground claim they were attacked by a group of drunken revelers after the owners had attempted to kick them off their property.
Marcus The mother of a minor child claims her son was raped while at a behavioral health treatment facility. After the incident, the facility allegedly attempted to conceal the event by eradicating the evidence, the mother claims.
Gateway Classic Cars has filed suit against its former vice president and director of sales, alleging they stole significant amounts of money from the company in order to start their own business.
Holland Madison County Associate Judge Thomas Chapman has dismissed without prejudice four proposed class actions that challenged the constitutionality of tow fee ordinances adopted by the cities of Alton, Collinsville, Edwardsville and Granite City.
Dunstan Madison County Board Chairman Alan Dunstan said today that he will appoint an interim Circuit Clerk later this month.
Attorneys will now have to pay an additional $53 a year to practice law in Illinois.
Hylla Jurors were picked and voir dire was completed, but a Madison County wrongful death trial involving Rosewood Care Center was continued Tuesday at the request of both parties, according to presiding Circuit Judge Dave Hylla.