News from December 2014

Woman files lawsuit against attorneys who she claims led her astray in divorce proceedings

By The Madison County Record | Dec 11, 2014

A woman has filed suit against the attorneys who she claims were supposed to represent her in a divorce proceeding.

Too much tendon removed in trigger release surgery, suit says

By The Madison County Record | Dec 11, 2014

BartholomewA man and his wife have filed suit against the doctor who they claim removed too much of the man's tendon from his hand, rendering the hand useless.Donald George and Patricia George claim defendant Dr. Joon Ahn performed a right middle finger trigger release on Donald George's hand on Nov. 30, 2010. During the procedure, Ahn removed too much of Donald George's tendon, resulting in the loss

Attorney sues insurance company for dropping malpractice coverage

By The Madison County Record | Dec 11, 2014

BurkartA Madison County attorney is suing his malpractice insurer for conspiracy to avoid covering him.Thomas W. Burkart filed the claim in Madison County Circuit Court on Nov. 14, naming the Illinois State Bar Association Mutual Insurance Company, Johnson & Bell, P.C. and Peter R. Ryndak as defendants.According to the suit, Burkart was being sued for malpractice when a conflict of interest arose

Suit filed over barge worker's death due to chain hoist accident

By The Madison County Record | Dec 11, 2014

A Madison County man's family filed suit against several companies for his untimely death.

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