News from 2015

Illinois' economic crisis requires local solutions

By Michael Lucci | Jan 6, 2015

LucciSpringfield’s policy missteps have walked Illinois into a financial and economic crisis. As a result, statewide reform legislation is needed to breathe life back into the Illinois economy. In addition, local areas should step up to the plate to provide business-friendly solutions.Illinois’ anti-growth policies and slow job creation have held back local areas. In November, Illinois hit a state

First Madison County jury verdict of 2015 results in a defense win

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 7, 2015

MudgeThe first jury verdict of 2015 was returned on Tuesday in favor of defendant Lueders Ross Agency in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s courtroom.The two day trial began on Monday and reached verdict by 10:35 the next morning.The plaintiffs, Eureka Hampton and Rufis Jefferson, filed their two-count complaint in February 2012, alleging they purchased insurance coverage from Lueders but

Defendants in tax sale lawsuit oppose motion seeking class certification

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 8, 2015

Defendants who are being sued over Madison County tax sales filed several oppositions against class certification, arguing that no formal motion seeking to establish a class even exists since the only two requests were withdrawn last month.

Madison County Civil Docket: 1/12 - 1/16/2014

By Carrie Gonzalez | Jan 9, 2015

MudgeMonday, January 129 a.m.LAWS BEVERLY EXECUTOR OF THE E V. ALHAMBRA CARE CENTER INC 10-L-000651, MUDGE 302PRUITT MARILYN K V. ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 13-L-000719, RUTH 311JAMESON RALPH V. PEKIN INSURANCE CO 11-L-001303, CROWDER 320TALLMADGE JAMES V. HANSEN DANIEL 13-L-001823, CROWDER 320MASON ROBERT J V. KALETA KELSEY N 12-L-000861, MATOESIAN 351LEADY MARK V. STEAK N SHAKE OPERATIONS INC 11-L-000537,

SBLS attorneys qualify for 'Million Dollar Advocates Forum' following slip and fall settlement

By The Madison County Record | Jan 9, 2015

Two attorneys with Sivia Business & Legal Services, P.C. qualified for membership in the "Million Dollar Advocates Forum" as a result of a seven-figure settlement in a Madison County personal injury lawsuit McDonald's.

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