News from August 2015

Granite City man sues Olin Brass over alleged retaliatory discharge

By Dan Harkins | Aug 11, 2015

A man is suing his former employer for allegedly firing him in retaliation for filing a compensation claim.

Dump truck driver sues over rear-end accident on Fosterburg Road

By Dan Harkins | Aug 11, 2015

A dump truck driver is suing a woman who caused him injury when she ran her car into the back of his truck at an intersection.

Woman sues over collision at Granite City intersection

By Dan Harkins | Aug 11, 2015

A woman is suing another driver who caused her injuries during an accident in 2013.

Madison County Asbestos Motion Docket: August 17-21

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 11, 2015

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Aug. 17 and 21 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs’ courtroom, room 327.

Madison County Civil Docket: Aug. 17-21

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 11, 2015

Madison County Circuit Judges Crowder, Ruth and Mudge have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Aug. 17-21

St. Clair County foreclosures July 24-Aug. 3

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 11, 2015

The latest foreclosure filings from St. Clair County by date, case title, amount, address, city and case number.

Madison County real estate July 28-31

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 11, 2015

The latest in real estate transactions in Madison County: By date, city, price, address, seller and buyer

St. Clair County real estate July 27-31

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 11, 2015

The latest real estate transactions from St. Clair County by date, city, amount, address, and buyer to seller

Madison County foreclosures Aug. 3-6

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 11, 2015

Read the latest in foreclosure filings by: date, case title, amount, address, city and case number

Alton VFW denies liability in personal injury suit

By The Madison County Record | Aug 11, 2015

Alton VFW denies liability in a woman’s Dram Shop lawsuit claiming she was injured when she was allegedly knocked down on a dance floor on the defendant’s property.

Colin Clark joins Mathis, Marifian and Richter as associate

By The Madison County Record | Aug 11, 2015

Attorney Colin C. Clark has joined Mathis, Marifian and Richter in Belleville as an associate. He will focus his practice in transactional work. 

How much will the Illinois Clean Jobs Bill cost?

By The Madison County Record | Aug 11, 2015

When are we going to learn that the green in green energy represents the money that crony capitalists roll in when we buy into their boondoggles?

2011 income tax hike drove wealthier Illinoisans out of state

By Michael Lucci | Aug 11, 2015

The average income of people leaving Illinois shot up by $8,000 in the first year of the state’s 2011 income tax hike.

Rauner, Madigan scrapping again; Federal spending bill basis for latest tussle

By Mark Fitton | Aug 12, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — The governor and House Democrats are going at it again. This time, it’s over an attempt by the House Democrats to change Senate Bill 2042, the measure the Senate easily passed last week to authorize the state to spend about $4.8 billion in federal money otherwise being held up by the lack of state budget. Rauner likes the legislation the way the Senate passed it.

More than 300 Madison County asbestos cases set for trial this week settle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 12, 2015

Each of the 316 asbestos cases set for trial this week in Madison County have settled.

Chicago attorney Paul Duffy dies

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 13, 2015

Attorney Paul Duffy was pronounced dead at the age of 55 on Monday at 10 a.m. at Stroger Hospital in Chicago.

Woman alleges serious injuries following auto accident

By Kirin Bashir | Aug 13, 2015

A Madison County woman is suing another driver over negligence of traffic laws after an accident.

Short list of applicants includes three former associate judges; Run-off to be held in Third Circuit

By Ann Maher | Aug 13, 2015

Three applicants who've made it onto a short list of candidates for associate judge are ones who recently lost their jobs.

Keefe files $20 million suit against Hyundai, others over fatal accident

By The Madison County Record | Aug 13, 2015

Hyundai Motor Company and suppliers of its airbags, seat belts and door latches caused a teenager’s death, according to a suit in federal court. Janet Schwaninger of Dow sued the Korean automaker and four American affiliates on Aug. 4, as administrator of the estate of granddaughter Elizabeth Schaaf.

Remembering an Illinois teacher

By The Madison County Record | Aug 13, 2015

Families with children are gearing up for another school year. Not every child is excited about going back into the classroom, but this is where a teacher can “make or break” it.

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