News from 2015

Attorney expects personal injury lawsuits to increase in advance of Medicaid change

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 12, 2015

Edwardsville attorney Todd Sivia predicts there will be an increase in personal injury case filings before a revision to Medicaid takes effect next year.

Antagonizing the State Bar Association is not a smart move

By The Madison County Record | Jan 12, 2015

Attorneys Stephen Tillery, Robert Clifford, and associates went too far last fall when they financed a scurrilous television ad campaign to try to prevent the retention of State Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier in the November election.

Millstadt woman seeks $5 million in legal malpractice claim against Belleville lawyers and firm

By The Madison County Record | Jan 12, 2015

A Millstadt woman has filed suit against the attorneys whom she alleges failed to properly investigate injuries she sustained while a working on a cruise ship.

First Bank seeks repayment of loan

By The Madison County Record | Jan 12, 2015

A bank alleges an East St. Louis man has failed to repay it more than $150,000.

Dog groomer seeks to transfer case alleging dog leaned on customer

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 13, 2015

A dog groomer being sued after a 100 pound-plus Mastiff leaned on a customer seeks to transfer the case to Macoupin County, where the alleged incident occurred.

Mudge denies motion to dismiss in dispute over flooded home

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 13, 2015

MudgeMadison County Circuit Judge William Mudge has denied a contractor’s motion to dismiss a case alleging he sold an Edwardsville home without disclosing flooding problems allegedly present before the sale.According to the Sept. 16 lawsuit, defendant Bradley P. Wilken agreed to sell a house in the 900 block of University Drive to plaintiff Sara D. Albers on March 2, 2014, for $200,000. Within a couple

Man sues hotel after allegedly falling in shower area

By The Madison County Record | Jan 13, 2015

A man alleges he sustained injuries when he slipped while attempting to exit a hotel shower.

Godfrey rehab facility denies it lied about non-compete agreement

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 13, 2015

A Godfrey rehab facility accused of lying to keep an employee from working for a competing company has denied the allegations against it.

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