News from March 2013

Public employees have to start facing reality

By The Madison County Record | Mar 2, 2013

“You’re great employees and I swore you’d always have jobs here, but I can’t afford to stay open any longer. I’m going to have to declare bankruptcy.”

Ladder maker accused of failing to warn regarding rated weight

By Kelly Holleran | Mar 4, 2013

A man has filed suit against the company that manufactured a ladder, saying the stepping tool collapsed underneath of him, causing him to break ribs during the crash.

Seventh Circuit affirms Murphy on $2.4 million award to Caterpillar

By Bethany Krajelis | Mar 4, 2013

A federal appeals panel on Monday affirmed U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy’s judgment that awarded $2.4 million in damages to Caterpillar Financial Services Corp.

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