News from March 2012

Failure to defend lawsuit leads to new lawsuit in Madison County

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 1, 2012

Goldner A company has filed suit against the business that it claims refused to defend it in a Madison County lawsuit.

Leasing company sues over auto repairs

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 1, 2012

Jeffery A leasing company has filed suit against the owners of vehicles it leases, saying the owners refuse to pay for repairs to the automobiles.

Dairy farmer: Stray voltage made cattle ill and caused emotional distress

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 1, 2012

A Carlyle man has filed suit against the electrical company that he claims caused his cattle to stop producing milk.

Gilbert gives Tillery another 28 days to answer Syngenta's summary judgment motion

By Ann Maher | Mar 1, 2012

Reeg U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert has granted a 28-day stay in proceedings and deadlines in a proposed class action against Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta AG.

Cook County suits involve alleged takeover at Freed and Weiss

By Sarah Zavala | Mar 1, 2012

CHICAGO - An ongoing dispute between named partners at Freed & Weiss LLC has led to a couple of new lawsuits involving an alleged take over scheme.

Matoesian orders parties in wrongful death suit to identify and depose witnesses

By Christina Stueve | Mar 1, 2012

Betz Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian on Wednesday set deadlines for both parties to identify and interview witnesses in a wrongful death lawsuit against an Alton doctor and his clinic.

Matoesian resets CMC in worker's case against Alton and Southern

By Christina Stueve | Mar 1, 2012

Papa Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian on Wednesday reset a case management conference until April in a Collinsville man's case against his former employer, Alton and Southern Railway.

Pedestrian injured at World Recreation and Shooting Complex sues

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 1, 2012

A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims braked his vehicle, then proceeded forward and struck her as she attempted to cross a parking lot.

Frank Scott Parkway accident causes injuries, suit claims

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 1, 2012

A St. Clair County woman claims she and her minor son suffered various injuries after a driver rear-ended the vehicle in which they rode.

Local asbestos rules are unfair to defendants, candidate says; Tortfeasor Act should be amended

By Ann Maher | Mar 1, 2012

Weber A former circuit judge says the Madison County asbestos docket suffers from a unique problem.

Abrupt lane change in Edwardsville leads to accident, suit says

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 1, 2012

A Madison County woman is asking to be paid more than $50,000 by a driver who allegedly hit her while driving in Edwardsville.

Passenger claims injuries in Edwardsville accident

By Andrea Dearden | Mar 1, 2012

A passenger allegedly hurt in an Edwardsville car crash is suing the driver she says caused it.

Shelbyville couple sues over Route 157 accident

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 2, 2012

A Shelbyville couple claims they sustained various injuries after a driver rear-ended their vehicle.

Follow the Madison County Record on Facebook!

By The Madison County Record | Mar 2, 2012

The Madison County Record is building a Facebook page.

Metz retiring April 6; Applicants must apply by April 2

By Christina Stueve | Mar 2, 2012

Metz Madison County Associate Judge Nelson Metz will retire April 6, it was announced on Friday.

Callis continues mailman's lawsuit against dog owners

By Christina Stueve | Mar 2, 2012

Mudge Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis on Wednesday continued a hearing in a man's personal injury case until March 28.

Ruth continues man's case against Sharky's

By Christina Stueve | Mar 2, 2012

Cunningham Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Wednesday continued a case management conference to April 25 in a man's personal injury suit against a Collinsville sports bar.

With ISBA approval and a dollar, you can get a cup of coffee

By The Madison County Record | Mar 3, 2012

The Illinois State Bunglers Association has released a poll of its members rating the fitness of judges statewide. Believe it or not, lenient judges scored higher than sticklers.

Construction worker sues driver over Route 158 incident

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 5, 2012

A construction worker has filed suit against the driver who he claims struck him as he was holding a stop sign.

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