News from December 2014

Man sues doctors who allegedly failed to diagnose painful injury

By The Madison County Record | Dec 8, 2014

A man has filed suit against the doctor whom he alleges failed to diagnose a boil near his anus, causing him intense pain.

Trial involving injury case against Fast Eddie's reset

By Ann Maher | Dec 10, 2014

A trial involving a Madison County woman’s personal injury suit against Fast Eddie’s Bon Air has been reset from Dec. 8 to Sept. 21, 2015.

Fees to file in Supreme, appellate courts will double Jan. 1

By Bethany Krajelis | Dec 10, 2014

Parties filing cases in Illinois’ reviewing courts will see their fees double next month.

Ultimate Party Bus sued over driver's sudden application of brakes

By The Madison County Record | Dec 10, 2014

A Freeburg woman is suing a party bus company for injuries allegedly sustained in a fall.

Metro sued over passenger's trip on platform

By The Madison County Record | Dec 10, 2014

A man is suing the operators of the St. Louis-area light rail for injuries allegedly sustained in a fall on a train platform.

Supreme Court sets briefing schedule in pension case; slates oral argument for March

By Bethany Krajelis | Dec 10, 2014

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments in March over the closely-watched challenge to the state’s pension reform law.

Lawyers behind Price v. Philip Morris ordered to produce '04 campaign documents; Judge calls them 'essential' to State Farm's defense

By The Madison County Record | Dec 11, 2014

TilleryFive top tort lawyers must deliver 34 documents to State Farm about their role in the Illinois Supreme Court election of 2004, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Williams ruled on Dec. 5. He declared the documents essential to State Farm’s defense in a class action alleging that it corrupted the Supreme Court through secret support of candidate Lloyd Karmeier. Williams overruled assertions of privilege

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