News from December 2014
William Cosby of East St. Louis, convicted of murder in the court of heroin addict Michael Cook, cleared his name and won his freedom in a new trial with a sober judge. St. Clair County jurors found Cosby not guilty in the death of Antwan “Twix” Thomas on Dec. 19, after four days of testimony before Circuit Judge Robert Haida. Cosby took the witness stand, a rare move for a murder defendant, and testified
Proctor and Gamble alleges it overpaid nearly $70,000 in disability benefits to a man who was also receiving social security benefits without the company's knowledge.
A nursing home filed suit against the husband of a resident that it alleges failed to pay more than $150,000 for his deceased wife's care.
The daughter of a recently deceased man alleges a nursing home contributed to her father's death.
A motorist has filed suit against the driver whom he alleges struck his vehicle.
A woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck the vehicle in which she was riding.
BartholomewA motorist has filed suit against the driver whom she alleges cut in front of her, then suddenly braked.Jeanene Clubbs alleges she was driving on Interstate 55 near mile post 9 in Nameoki Township on Oct. 9, 2013, when defendant Nicholas L. Smith swerved in front of her and suddenly stopped."The defendant's automobile collided with the automobile driven by the plaintiff causing the plaintiff
A woman who was severely injured when a Ford F150 crashed into her Buick in Smithton is suing the driver of the truck on Dec. 4 for alleged negligence.
Madison County Circuit Court hosted 21 Law Division trials in 2014, resulting in 15 plaintiffs' verdicts that netted $2,367.125.82 in judgments.