Two Maryville doctors argue that summary judgment is appropriate in a mother’s lawsuit alleging her infant son suffered a brain injury after he was deprived of oxygen.
News from December 2018
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth set a hearing for next month to further argue a class of FOID card holders' motion for summary judgment as to the unlawfulness of an additional $1 fee for the firearm owner identification cards.
Crowder denies motions to reconsider bench trial ruling; Former Roth Law attorney awarded $84K in fee sharing suit
Days before former Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder retired from the bench, she denied several motions to reconsider an $84,378.81 award she entered in favor of a former Roth Law attorney following a bench trial in a fee-sharing dispute.
BELLEVILLE - On the first morning of the second murder trial of David Fields, special prosecutor Charles Colburn withdrew a blood spatter report that he obtained after the first trial ended in July.
Madison and St. Clair Counties are again considered two of the worst jurisdictions in the nation according to the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes Report.
“Our theory is that the entire story (Jamie) Lott and the family derived was a lie based on scientific evidence,” defense attorney Brittany Kimble said during pre-trial proceedings Monday.
Once again proving why the state must amend the Illinois Constitution’s pension clause, the court unanimously ruled in favor of a special perk that inflated union leader pensions to nearly three times the pension of the average worker.
A maintenance worker is suing Union Pacific Railroad Company, a transportation company, citing alleged unsafe work environment.
BELLEVILLE— A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a St. Clair Township collision.
BELLEVILLE—An Oklahoma company is suing a limestone-quarry operator for allegedly negligently loading limestone into a truck, causing it to tip over.
Outgoing Gov. Rauner decries veto override of damages cap bill, brands it 'invitation' to trial lawyers
Outgoing Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has decried the Illinois legislature's decision to override his veto of a bill greatly increasing the cap on the amount individuals can claim when they sue the state.
BELLEVILLE—A patron is suing Schatze's Sports Bar & Grill after another patron allegedly punched her in the face.
BELLEVILLE—A patient is suing healthcare providers for allegedly causing him to suffer injuries to his sphincter.
Most county historical societies in Illinois rely on donations and memberships, but the Madison County Historical Society receives a generous infusion of tax dollars to run its museum and library. County leaders just cut the total, but why do they provide taxpayer support at all?
Asbestos attorney Randy Gori is expected to appear in court Wednesday morning on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.