News from April 2014

El Mezcal employee accuses eatery of failing to pay him adequate wages

By The Madison County Record | Apr 1, 2014

A former waiter at a Mexican restaurant has filed suit against the eatery, alleging he was not paid for work he performed and was fired after complaining about it.

Class action claims credit company refused to release certificate of title

By The Madison County Record | Apr 2, 2014

A credit company has refused to release a certificate of title to a Bethalto couple who filed for bankruptcy, according to a recently filed putative class action complaint.

Door stop mechanism blamed for causing fall

By The Madison County Record | Apr 2, 2014

A door stop is blamed for causing a woman’s injuries during a fall at an Edwardsville eatery.

Editor's phone records subpoenaed by plaintiffs in State Farm RICO case

By The Madison County Record | Apr 3, 2014

Plaintiff attorneys seeking to prove they lost a $1 billion judgment in a civil racketeering suit against insurer State Farm served a subpoena for nearly seven years of telephone records from the editor of the Madison County Record newspaper.

Judge tells Ribbeck Law to get it right or face possible sanctions

By The Madison County Record | Apr 4, 2014

“We had no problems with other judges in the past,” commented attorney Monica Kelly of Ribbeck Law in Chicago. “So, either the judge does not understand the rule or we don’t understand it.”

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