A judge from the Fourth Judicial Circuit will preside in the state's case against St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ronald Duebbert, according to an order signed by Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on Nov. 7.
BENTON – Attorney Tom Keefe of Belleville and colleagues in Colorado settled a suit over a fatal crash in Colorado after a defendant challenged Illinois jurisdiction under a new decision of the U.S. Supreme Court.
In its request for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Bestwall LLC, a unit of Georgia Pacific, cites a 2005 Madison County asbestos case where “highly questionable claiming practices” were used during litigation to reach higher payouts before changing the story for bankruptcy trust filings.
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot granted several motions for good faith finding and dismissal following settlement agreements in a man’s lawsuit alleging he developed Parkinson’s disease after years of working with chemicals in the flooring business.
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's sudden announcement earlier this year that she will not seek another term has led to an avalanche of candidates announcing intentions to run, at least on the Democratic side.
Enterprise argues that a customer’s death was caused by his own negligence by choosing to walk on the interstate to aid a disabled vehicle while waiting on the side of the highway after his rental car ran out of gas.
As state and local governments across the country contemplate how to go about pursuing litigation to offset costs of opioid addiction, a debate continues in Madison County over details of hiring outside lawyers to handle a potential lawsuit.
BENTON – A woman's lawsuit against Pier 1 Imports over injuries she allegedly suffered after a chair fell on her during a 2014 visit to one of the retail chain's locations may be headed toward settlement, according to a recent order.