News from August 2018
Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted dismissal for the City of Alton in a woman’s lawsuit alleging it wrongfully issued an occupancy permit for a home that had been condemned.
Majority of Fifth District published opinions favor plaintiffs; Defense rulings mostly filed as Rule 23 decisions
According to Fifth District Appellate Court decisions dating back through 2016, the appellate court tends to favor plaintiffs in published opinions and defendants in Rule 23 rulings.
Illinois State Police will not receive a new trial in an age discrimination case brought by former employees, a federal judge ruled.
EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims another driver ran a red light and caused a Fairview Heights collision.
Committee to Elect Judge O'Gara reported receiving $45,956.75 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to its first quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.
MT VERNON, Ill. (Madison - St. Clair Record) — An Illinois appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a complaint by three would-be gun owners who allegedly did not receive firearm owner's identification cards from the Illinois State Police within 30 days of their applications.
A Highland man is suing the Belleville News Democrat for allegedly falsely reporting that he had been arrested for drug-related activities.
Two Millstadt homeowners allege their insurance company refuses to pay a flood damage claim.
EDWARDSVILLE — A mother claims her son was injured by a gate roller while working as a chaperone for youth activities.
Rebecca Nickelson will be one of the featured panelists at the American Bar Association’s September 14 seminar, which is being held at Washington University School of Law.
EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing a logistics company after one of its employee's allegedly caused a collision.
BENTON — A patient alleges a contrast agent used in MRIs caused serious health problems when he developed gadolinium retention.