The Illinois Supreme Court affirmed the Third District Appellate Court’s decision that the La Salle County State’s Attorney’s Felony Enforcement (SAFE) unit does not have the authority to conduct traffic stops and make arrests as part of its independent drug investigations.
The Langdon & Emison law firm reached a $700,000 settlement with Americorp Xpress Carriers in a suit alleging a tractor-trailer crash caused by a truck driver with a criminal record, previous driving convictions and a history of drug use.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. district judge in East St. Louis ordered that parties in a more than $29 million medical malpractice case involving a 36-year-old man who suffered severe kidney damage due to alleged negligence to submit calculations and proposed judgments to the court.
BENTON — Summary judgment was recently granted in favor of Stein Steel Mill after a mill worker filed a complaint against the company, alleging that he was fired for questioning duplicitous instructions from his supervisor.
BENTON — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has returned a mixed ruling in school administrator June Isselhardt’s suit against O'Fallon Community Consolidated School District No. 90.