News from August 2018

Former Beelman Ready Mix employee’s suit at trial in Kolker’s court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 8, 2018

A forrmer Beelman Ready Mix employee’s suit alleging retaliatory discharge after refusing to drive an unsafe dump truck is at trial in St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker’s courtroom.

Woman sues Jack in the Box following slip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 8, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing the Collinsville Jack in the Box after she allegedly slipped and fell.

Asbestos products blamed for man's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

Several asbestos manufacturers face a lawsuit over the death of a man allegedly exposed to asbestos.

From Pennsylvania Record

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Healthcare providers accused of negligence following patient's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing healthcare providers for allegedly providing negligent care to a patient until his death in September 2016.

Companies' products led to lung cancer, couple says in suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 9, 2018

A former machine builder and millwright claims several companies' products exposed him to asbestos fibers.

Couple sues manufacturers over alleged asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 9, 2018

Several product manufacturers face a lawsuit over alleged asbestos exposure.

Illinois State Bar Association chooses Madison County judge for two advocacy councils

By Charmaine Little | Aug 9, 2018

A Madison County juvenile court judge will serve on two section councils of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Greensfelder attorneys named to Who's Who Legal: Franchise list

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 9, 2018

Four attorneys from the St. Louis-based Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale firm have been named to this year's Who's Who Legal: Franchise list.

Illinois State Bar Association appoints Madison County judge to section council

By Charmaine Little | Aug 9, 2018

Third Judicial Circuit Judge Richard Tognarelli will serve on the bench and bar section council for the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).

Ruth dismisses man’s legal malpractice suit over workplace injury

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 9, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth dismissed a legal malpractice suit alleging an East Alton firm failed to file a lawsuit following a workplace injury.

New Mexico motorist sues over I-270 collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A New Mexico resident is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision on I-270.

Patient alleges doctor failed to diagnose cancer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 9, 2018

A former patient blames her doctor for not diagnosing her breast cancer.

Driver sues Centralia Ford, employee over collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver is suing an employee of Centralia Ford Lincoln-Mercury for allegedly causing a collision at the intersection of Route 159 and I-270.

Woman sues over Edwardsville crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

A Collinsville resident blames two motorists for causing a collision at a stop light.

Alton Memorial Hospital sued over patient's fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A special administrator is suing Alton Memorial Hospital after a patient allegedly fell and suffered severe head injuries, resulting in her death.

St. Clair County jury returns mixed verdict in truck driver’s retaliatory discharge case

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 10, 2018

A St. Clair County jury reached a verdict partially in favor of Beelman Ready Mix and partially in favor of a former employee in his retaliatory discharge suit at trial in Associate Judge Chris Kolker’s courtroom.

Woman sues restaurant operators for alleged unlawful sale of liquor

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 10, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman filed a Dram Shop suit after she was allegedly injured in a collision with an intoxicated driver.

Gomric grants mistrial following $14K verdict in car crash suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 10, 2018

St. Clair County Associate Judge Julia Gomric granted a motorist’s motion for a mistrial in a suit involving a Fairview Heights car crash after jurors returned a verdict awarding the plaintiff $14,273.81.

NAPOLI SHKOLNIK PLLC: The Newest Uber Lawsuit leads to another resignation

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Most of us have at least heard of Uber and a fair number of us may have very well used this service.

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